Two Renaissance Square

40 North Central Avenue
Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

Phone: 602-263-1700
Fax: 602-651-7599

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Mark D. Zukowski
TEL: 602-263-1759
FAX: 602-200-7841


University of Arizona
J.D. 1980

University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, Michigan,
Summer 1979

Wayne State University,
Detroit, Michigan
B.S., Accounting,
with high distinction, 1978

Bar Admissions

Arizona, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals,
9th Circuit, 1983
U.S. District Court,
District of Arizona, 1981
U.S. Supreme Court, 1991


Mark D. Zukowski


Mark graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1980. He joined Jones, Skelton & Hochuli in 1983, and has been a Partner in the firm since 1988.  He has served on the firm’s Management Committee and is a past chair of the firm’s Construction and Insurance practice groups. Mark has been admitted to the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He is a member of the USLAW Network and was the founding chair of the Network’s Construction practice group. Mark is also  a member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

In addition to his active civil trial practice, Mark has received extensive arbitration and mediation training through the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the Strauss School of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University.  He has  served as a trial and settlement conference Judge Pro Tem for the Maricopa County Superior Court and as a Judge Pro Tem for the Arizona Court of Appeals. Mark is a construction and commercial arbitrator and mediator for AAA and has been accepted into the prestigious National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN). Mark regularly is asked to serve as a private arbitrator and mediator and often lectures and writes  on arbitration and mediation practice and techniques.

Mark is  the author of the novel: “The Barrister’s Ball”.

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Arbitration Association (Commercial and Construction Arbitration and Mediation Panel Member)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (Member)
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (Member)
  • Arizona Chapter Associated General Contractors of America (Member)
  • Arizona Supreme Court (Member)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (Member)
  • Defense Research Institute (Member)
  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Construction Practice Group)
  • Maricopa County Superior Court (Judge Pro Tem; Settlement Conference Judge Pro Tem)
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (Member)
  • State Bar of Arizona (Alternative Dispute Resolution and Construction Practice Groups)
  • USLAW Network (Construction Practice Group)

Professional Recognitions & Awards

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America®, Arbitration, 2018
  • Beta Gamma Alpha Honorary Accounting Society
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Honorary Business Society
  • Listed, Top 20 ADR Attorneys in Arizona by Arizona Business Magazine, 2015
  • Listed, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Phoenix Magazine's Top Attorneys in Arizona, 2014, 2017
  • Listed, Best of AZ Business Magazine, Top Alternative Dispute Resolution Attorneys, 2012-2013
  • AV® Preeminent™ Rated on Martindale Hubbell

Presentations & Publications