Mark A. Pratzel: Lawyer with Husch Blackwell LLP

Mark A. Pratzel

Associate
St. Louis,  MO  U.S.A.
Phone314.480.1962

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Technology
  • Manufacturing & Transportation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Manufacturing
  • Product Liability
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 314.480.1962
Fax: 314.480.1505
http://www.huschblackwell.com/mark-pratzel
 
University University of Missouri - Columbia, B.S., Political Science/History, magna cum laude, 2008 Dean's List; Glen M. McCaslin Memorial Scholarship; Ralph K. and Maxine J. Hibbs Scholarship for the Liberal Arts; Tom Berenger Opportunities for Excellence Scholarship; Dean's Honor Scholarship
 
Law SchoolSaint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011; Academic Excellence Award, Criminal Law, Business Associations; Saint Louis University Law Journal, Editor
 
Admitted2011, Missouri; 2012, Illinois
 
Biography

Mark defends clients in matters involving toxic tort, product liability and personal injury law. Representing clients in the manufacturing and chemical industries, he concentrates his practice in cases alleging industrial explosions and exposure to asbestos. Mark also focuses extensively on product liability and construction defect cases involving various commercial products.

Overseeing the management of client teams for several mid-sized toxic tort clients, Mark develops defense strategies, manages discovery and fact investigation, deposes fact and expert witnesses, and prepares cases for trial. He is also responsible for managing the product liability docket for a client in the fiber cement siding industry. Mark has extensive motion practice experience.

Handling guardianship cases of adults and minors from start to finish, Mark is experienced in drafting and filing guardianship petitions and managing the process and procedures of service, notice and hearing on the petition.

Awards and Recognitions
•Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, 2012

Civic Involvement
•Central Missouri Food Bank
•Habitat for Humanity
•Special Olympics

Experience
•Represented a Fortune 500 corporation in the investigation and litigation of a grain bin explosion that resulted in multiple injuries.
•Obtained defense verdict serving as local counsel in toxic tort case in St. Louis City.
•Handled claim on behalf of insurer which was favorably resolved prior to trial.

Business Insights

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In The News
9.30.11 In Missouri, Husch Blackwell Welcomes Nine Fall Associates
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Office Information

Mark A. Pratzel

190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600
St. LouisMO 63105-3441




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