Mark V. Hanrahan, Construction Attorney

Mark V. Hanrahan

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As a partner at Taylor English, I have access to a full spectrum of services to support my construction clients in all their legal needs. Taylor English’s purpose-driven platform is a true difference maker because, distinct from traditional law firms, the Taylor English platform allows me to deliver results while at the same time providing real value to my clients.

Mark Hanrahan is a construction lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in the construction industry. Mr. Hanrahan has extensive experience representing clients in construction-related transactions and disputes. His clients include building owners, both private and public, general contractors, developers, program managers, subcontractors and specialty equipment suppliers.

Mr. Hanrahan has handled the full gamut construction-related disputes, including those involving defaults and terminations, change order and extra work claims, performance and payment bond claims, mechanics' lien claims, schedule delays, disruptions and accelerations, construction defects, utility relocations, site access and differing site conditions. He regularly represents clients in mediations, arbitrations and litigation.

Mr. Hanrahan also assists clients with construction transactions, including drafting and negotiating construction and development contracts and selecting appropriate project delivery systems, insurance coverages and performance security for their projects. Mr. Hanrahan enjoys representing clients throughout the project life cyclefrom pre-construction planning through closeoutand seeks to provide his clients maximum value by emphasizing problem solving and dispute avoidance.

Before his law career, after graduating from Auburn University, Mr. Hanrahan was a project engineer and project manager with HCB Contractors and assisted with the management and construction of numerous commercial and institutional projects throughout the Southeast and Midwest. During his tenure, he played significant roles in the construction of the IBM Tower in Atlanta, Georgia; Union Station in St. Louis, Missouri; Stouffer’s Hotel, Legg Mason Office Tower in Baltimore, Maryland; HealthPark Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida; Waterside Marketplace in Norfolk, Virginia; and St. Mary’s Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Hanrahan was a named partner at two construction law boutique firms and a member of an American international corporate law firm and a large, national law firm's construction practices.

Mr. Hanrahan is fully engaged in the construction industry and is an active participant with the Associated General Contractors (AGC) as a member of the Board of Directors and Legislative Committee of AGC Georgia.


Associated General Contractors, Georgia Branch, Legislative Committee, Board of Directors, 2017

Associated Building Contractors, Legislative Committee, Former Member

American Bar Association, Forum on the Construction Industry and Litigation Section

Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Section, Former Board Member


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Georgia State College of Law, JD, cum laude

Auburn University, BS, Building Construction

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Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

Georgia Supreme Court 

Georgia Court of Appeals 


Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Rating

The Best Lawyers in America®, 2019-2022

The Best Lawyers in America®, Atlanta Litigation – Construction “Lawyer of the Year,” 2022

Georgia Super Lawyers