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Experienced Denver Litigator Mark Clouatre
Joins Nelson Mullins

DENVER (October 5, 2016)–An experienced litigator has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP and will focus his practice on complex commercial litigation, including franchise litigation. Mark T. Clouatre joins the Firm as a partner and will be based in Denver.

Mr. Clouatre joins Nelson Mullins’ team of two dozen franchise and distribution law and litigation attorneys who represent regional, national, and international franchisors, distributors, and multi-unit franchisees. The Firm’s franchise and distribution clients range from start-up companies to large, established franchisors and cover a variety of industries. In addition to franchise litigation, Mr. Clouatre also handles product liability, toxic tort, employment, malpractice defense, and general tort cases. Mr. Clouatre's clients include nationally recognized automotive manufacturers, airlines, shipping providers, and professional service firms.

Mr. Clouatre has litigated more than 25 complex cases before judges and juries in trial and appellate courts and before administrative agencies in 11 states from Alaska to Florida. He also oversaw and co-managed, with one other firm, more than 400 arbitrations in 48 states during a seven-month span following the bankruptcy of a former automotive group. He personally arbitrated eight of the matters in California and Texas. He currently serves as chair of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Judicial Institute.

Established in 1897, Nelson Mullins has more than 500 attorneys and other professionals with offices in Colorado, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia. For more information on the Firm, go to www.nelsonmullins.com.

For additional information, contact Jan Easterling, Nelson Mullins Communications Coordinator, at 800.237.2000, ext. 9794.

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