Mark received his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University in 1987. While in law school he was an Associate Editor of The Cumberland Law Review. He received his B.S. in Political Science, with Special Honors from Jacksonville State University in 1983.
Mark regularly advises municipalities, governmental boards and agencies on the various State and Federal laws pertaining to public bodies such as bid and procurement laws, public records laws, open meeting laws and ethics laws. He has also assisted governmental boards and entities in responding to state and federal investigations.
Mark also represents and advises governmental entities, companies and individuals in the areas of real estate, development and land use controls, zoning and eminent domain as well as environmental reviews, issues and proceedings. He has significant experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and large, complex transactions. He has reviewed, drafted and negotiated numerous purchase and sales contracts utilized in day-to-day business as well as professional services contracts for engineers, architects, financial advisors and other professionals.
Mark is rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest peer review rating for professional excellence in legal knowledge and ability, communication skills and ethical standards.