Bauman, Dow & Stambaugh, P.C.

Mark Dow

Mark C. Dow, Esquire

Mark C. Dow has over twenty-seven years of experience handling complex insurance coverage litigation, commercial tort litigation, land/use zoning, appeals, environmental law litigation and condemnation/real property litigation.

Mr. Dow commonly represents both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Dow has assisted companies such as Safeco Title Insurance Company and Chicago Title Insurance for complex defense litigation.

Mr. Dow routinely represents property owners in disputes with construction companies and/or insurers. For example, In Maestas v. Gaddis, SCV-8-03, Mr. Dow successfully caused the New Mexico Supreme Court to reverse the trial court twice in favor of the property owner. That case involved title to a 33 section ranch in San Louis, New Mexico. In Affiliated Lenders Corp. v. Sandia Federal Savings & Loan Assoc., et. al. Mr. Dow obtained a very favorable outcome for the Resolution Trust Corporation/FSLIC before the New Mexico United States District Court.

Mr. Dow represented Digital Equipment Corporation in State of New Mexico, ex. rel. State Highway Department of New Mexico v. Digital Equipment Corporation, et. al. That case culminated in a successful exchange for land, replatting, and settlement for close to one million dollars. He represents important insurance and corporate clients in administrative and judicial proceedings dealing with CERCLA and the New Mexico Ground Water Act. Mr. Dow has represented Chevron U.S.A. before the Environmental Improvement Division and United States District Court in Northwestern v. Ever Ready Oil Company, et. al., CIV-88-1296JB.

In addition, Mr. Dow represents companies and businesses in their insurance coverage issues in both federal and state district court. He regularly teaches seminars on insurance coverage opinions which include construction; commercial general liability, errors and omissions, and general business liability coverages, to name a few.

Mr. Dow received his Juris Doctor Law Degree from the Pepperdine School of Law and holds a Masters Degree in National Security from the National Defense University in Washington, D.C. He was admitted to practice law in 1978 in the state and federal courts in New Mexico and the United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Dow just retired as a Brigadier's General in the New Mexico Army National Guard.