Before joining Crowley Fleck, Mr. Stermitz was with the prominent Los Angeles entertainment and litigation firm Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro, handling energy, environmental and commercial litigation. His prior experience also includes serving as Assistant General Counsel for the Port of Portland, Oregon, with responsibility for environmental and land use matters for the Port’s marine, aviation and real estate operations. Mark was also a trial attorney in the Environment and Natural Resource Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, in Washington, D.C., litigating important federal environmental cases across the U.S.
Mark began his legal career in rural central Montana more than thirty years ago. Except for government service, he has always maintained a busy commercial litigation practice, and conducted many jury trials over the years. He is a Montana native and obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Montana.
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
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