Frantz Ward is proud to share that Marc A. Sanchez
, Partner in the firm’s nationally-recognized Construction Practice Group, is named to the inaugural 2021 International Latino Leaders Worth Watching list compiled by Profiles in Diversity Journal
. The leaders selected for this award have addressed racism and bias through their advocacy, perseverance, legacy and professional achievements. Those selected are confident, determined, high-performing, purpose-driven professionals who create value for their coworkers, customers, community, and the organizations where they contribute their talent. The 2021 honorees are profiled in the 2021 First Quarter
issue of the Diversity Journal
Profiles in Diversity Journal
is a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM, and higher education sectors. Since 1999, Diversity Journal has profiled visionary leadership, innovative programs, and individual commitments that make organizational change happen.
Marc has been actively involved with the Hispanic community in the Cleveland area for many years. He was a long-time board member of El Barrio and The Centers for Families and Children, where he received the Volunteer of the Year Award for the El Barrio Workforce Development Program in 2017. Marc was a member of the inaugural Hispanic Leaders Alliance Class of 2018. He currently serves as a Board Member of the Cleveland Leadership Center.
Marc devotes his entire practice to construction law, representing contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, owners, developers, design professionals and sureties. He advises clients on claim management and avoidance, risk management and insurance, scheduling and safety issues as well as minority certification and compliance. Marc negotiates and drafts all types of construction contracts, perfects and enforces mechanics’ liens, prosecutes and defends defective workmanship claims and surety bond claims. He also is an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and is a Charter Fellow in the Construction Lawyers Society of America. He is named to the Ohio Super Lawyers list, The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation-Construction and is voted AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. Marc earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School and has an A.B., with Honors, from Duke University.