Mark has performed a wide variety of legal services for clients in business, industry and government. Mark is a Fellow of the Construction Lawyers Society of America (CLSA), one of eight Connecticut lawyers with a CLSA Fellowship. CLSA Fellowships are offered by invitation only. Fellows are selected based upon excellence and accomplishment in construction law and closely related specialties, as well as superior ethical reputation.
Mark is called upon often by other lawyers in business and government to render advice to them concerning unique or complicated legal matters. In addition to construction matters, recent representative experience includes corporate and commercial matters, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate acquisitions, commercial real estate development and finance, municipal development projects, electric power generation projects including green energy projects, electric transmission projects, wastewater treatment projects, water system projects and brownfield redevelopment projects.
Mark has provided legal services to numerous state and local governmental and quasi-governmental agencies. These services have included construction matters, constituent documentation and governance matters for boards and commissions, legislation, rules and regulations, contracts (including intergovernmental agreements), purchase and sale of real estate and other assets, elections and campaign finance laws, economic development, workforce training and Freedom of Information laws. Mark has served as counsel to gubernatorial and presidential candidates.
Additionally, Mark has provided legal services to a large U.S. utility for more than three decades, spanning a wide spectrum of matters related to public utilities, independent energy, real estate, governmental relations, infrastructure, construction, and commercial and business activities in general. Mark has served as lead outside counsel for project development, financing, contracting and construction matters for this utility. Mark represented the unregulated subsidiary of this utility in electric power project development and acquisition throughout the world. Mark also represents other businesses in matters involving business structuring and governance, finance, commercial and construction contracts, real estate, and day-to-day operating issues.
Mark served as Managing Partner of Carmody & Torrance from 2000 through 2005.