Before joining Crowley Fleck, Mark was with the prominent Los Angeles entertainment and litigation firm Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs, Howard & Shapiro, LLP. His previous experience includes serving as a trial attorney with the Environment and Natural Resource Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. Mark also served as in-house counsel for the Port of Portland (Oregon), with responsibility for the legal aspects of environmental compliance, natural resource and land use management for the Port’s marine, aviation and business market lines. He is licensed to practice, and actively does, in Montana, North Dakota, California, and Oregon.
Honors & Awards
Best Lawyers in America for Environmental Law and Natural Resources Law (2013- Present)
AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
U.S. Attorney General’s Special Achievement Award
Montana Justice Foundation - Champion of Justice (2014)
Prior Experience (Employment)
Mark Stermitz has thirty years of experience in courtrooms ranging from rural Montana to Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. Mark’s experience includes service as a trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Justice Department, and in-house counsel for environmental and land use matters with the Port of Portland, Oregon. Before returning to Montana to join Crowley Fleck, Mark was with the prominent Los Angeles firm Glaser, Weil, Fink, Jacobs & Shapiro.
Presentations & Publications
Author, Paris Climate Accord, Best Lawyers, September 1, 2017
• State Bar of Montana
• Oregon State Bar Association
• California State Bar Association
• North Dakota State Bar Association
• American Bar Association