Frank Marsico joined Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald in 2013 in the firm’s newly-opened Chicago office. He concentrates his practice in construction, fidelity and surety law, providing a full range of transactional and litigation services to his clients.
In the areas of construction, surety and mechanics lien law, Frank represents owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, insurance companies and other corporate entities in litigation and transactional matters. His representation of these clients includes a wide variety of actions, including those involving breach of contract, indemnity, performance/payment bond claims, commercial bond claims, lien foreclosures, interpleader actions, conversion/imposition of constructive trust, banking law, UCC law, and bankruptcy. He also has extensive experience in FELA defense litigation, complex class action litigation, civil rights defense, insurance coverage, commercial and tort litigation (including professional negligence).
Frank also represents insurance companies with respect to claims made against financial institution bonds and commercial crime policies. He was an author and presenter at the November 7-8, 2018 American Bar Association’s Tort, Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity & Surety Law Committee Meeting in Philadelphia, PA “An Analysis of Fidelity Claims for the Modern World,” topic “2018 Fidelity Law Update.”
Frank actively participates in state and federal court. His litigation experience in criminal and civil cases includes bench and jury trials, arbitration hearings, hundreds of fact witness and expert depositions, multiple successful dispositive motions avoiding the necessity for trial and all other aspects of litigation from the initial pleadings stage through post-judgment proceedings and appeals.