Mark A. Walsh

  • Address :
    SAUNDERS, WALSH & BEARD Craig Ranch Professional Plaza 6850 TPC Drive Suite 210 McKinney, TX 75070
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Personal Biography

Mark A. Walsh is a business litigation attorney in McKinney, TX, who has litigated hundreds of construction and business disputes throughout the State of Texas since 1997. He has extensive experience and has counseled clients in all manner of construction and business disputes, commercial contract drafting and litigation, public procurement law, partner/shareholder dispute litigation, and governmental entity representation.

Representative Cases

  • Lead counsel for Allen ISD in dispute over defects in $60M Allen Eagle Stadium; secured full repair of Stadium at no cost to taxpayers.
  • Leads legal team responsible for negotiating, drafting and managing $1.6B in contracts for Bois D’Arc Lake construction program.
  • Lead counsel for regional water treatment plant owner in litigation seeking damages for extensive leaks in filter gallery tank walls; successfully obtained multi-million dollar settlement.
  • Lead counsel for commercial building owner – successfully obtained multi-million dollar settlement sufficient to remedy defective headquarters building.
  • Lead counsel for plaintiff industrial plant operator – successfully obtained settlement sufficient to remedy defects in $5M project.
  • Obtained $5.6M jury verdict for unpaid sales commissions based upon oral contract.
  • Serve daily as outside general counsel to dozens of businesses, institutional owners, general contractors, subcontractors and suppliers, handling day-to-day questions, contracts, disputes, corporate organizations, reorganizations and related filings.

Civil Trial Law

Business Litigation and Commercial Law

  • Commercial litigation
  • Real estate disputes
  • Partnership and shareholder litigation
  • Non-payment or underpayment of commissions and/or profits
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Business Organizations / Formations / Strategy
  • Outside general counsel to business, governmental, and real estate clients

Governmental Representation

  • Construction defect litigation
  • Construction contract payments litigation
  • Performance bond claims
  • Bidding questions and disputes
  • Construction contract drafting and review
  • Inter-local agreement drafting and review
  • Eminent domain
  • Government counsel
  • Securing insurance coverage for claims


Construction Law

  • Litigation and arbitration of construction disputes
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Bond claims
  • Construction defect litigations
  • Change order / Work scope / Delay damages disputes
  • Personal injury defense in construction accidents
  • Defending and prosecuting lien and bond claims

Construction and commercial litigation

  • Construction defect litigation
  • Construction design disputes
  • Contract payment disputes / Prosecuting and defending lien and bond claims
  • Governmental contracting disputes / Bid protests

Baylor University (B.A.Business Administration)-1994
Baylor University School of Law (Juris Doctorate)-1997
State Bar of Texas (Licensed in All Texas State and Federal Courts)-1997

1. AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell
2. Peer and client ratings at the highest level of professional excellence
Fellow, Construction Lawyers Society of America
3. Recognized by Best Lawyers for Construction Law (2021)

A father of two boys, Mark has devoted his off-duty time primarily to coaching youth sports and following his boys around the baseball fields, golf courses, and swimming pools of North Texas. At last count, Mark has coached more than 14 seasons of various baseball, basketball, and soccer teams in the DFW area. Mark’s favorite use of his free time includes playing golf with his two sons, who attend Baylor Law School and Baylor University, and attending Baylor University athletic events.