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Mark A. Cobb - Atlanta, GA

3355 Lenox RoadSuite 750 Atlanta, GA 30326

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Updated: 10/15/2018

Atlanta Construction Law Lawyer

Overview

For almost 25 years, Mark has been practicing construction law throughout the State of Georgia. He remains active in many professional organizations, he speaks and lectures extensively on Georgia’s Mechanics and Materialmen’s Law, payment bonds and construction contracting. In addition, he publishes on similar topics regularly. In fact, Mark is currently working on a 50 State Lien Law publication for the American Bar Association’s Forum on the Construction Industry...

About Mark A. Cobb

Practice Areas

  • Construction Law
  • Surety Law
  • Materialmen’s Liens
  • Payment Bond Claims
  • Miller Act Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founding Partner, since June 1, 1998
  • Attorney

Year Joined Firm

  • 1998

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1992
  • Alabama, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1993
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Supreme Court of Alabama
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, 2004 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 2009 - Present (Forum on the Construction Industry, Member)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member)
  • State Bar of Alabama (Member)

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, 1991
    J.D.
  • Berry College, Mount Berry, Georgia, May, 1988
    B.A.
    Honors: Member, English Honor Society
    Honors: Member, The Political Science Honor Society
    Major: English Literature
    Minor: Economics
    Minor: Political Science
  • l'Institut de Francaise, Villefranche-sur-mer, France, July, 2007
    Major: French

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Omega Delta Kappa

Past Positions

  • Boling, Rice & Bettis, Runner
  • Florida District Attorney’s Office
  • Mosely, Taylor and Joynerin, Jacksonville, Florida

Pro Bono Activities

  • Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC-Georgia), Member, 2012 - Present
  • American Subcontractors Association, Member, 2012 - Present
  • Construction Suppliers Association, Member, 2013 - Present
  • All Saints Episcopal Church
  • Vashti Center, Board of Trustees, Chairman
  • Local Washington and Lee Alumni Chapter, Treasurer
  • Local Washington and Lee Alumni Chapter, Past-President
  • Southern Regional Technical College Foundation, Treasurer
  • Thomasville Antique Show Foundation, Treasurer

Classes and Seminars

  • Adjunct Faculty, Construction Law, Thomas University, January 4, 2015 - May 9, 2015
  • Presenter, 2015 Shaken Not Stirred: Bond, Payment Bond, The Fundamentals of Federal, State & Municipal Payment Bonds, AGC of Georgia, 2nd Annual 2015 Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace, April 29, 2015 - Present
  • Practical Tips for Improving Your Construction Contracts, Cabinet Makers Association, January 21, 2015 - Present
  • Construction Contracting for Design Professionals, Half-Mood Education, August 4, 2014 - Present
  • Georgia Mechanics and Materialmen's Lien Law, Construction Suppliers Association, November 10, 2014 - Present
  • Georgia Mechanics and Materialmen's Lien Law, AGC-Georgia, December 14, 2013 - Present
  • Construction Law - Best Practices for 2014, AGC-Georgia, April 24, 2014 - Present
  • Speaker, Construction Suppliers Association, 2013 - Present
  • Speaker, Associated General Contractors of Georgia (AGC-Georgia), 2012 - Present
  • Payment Bonds - An Effective Way to Get Paid, Presenter for Advanced Issues for Construction Law, The Seminar Group, Atlanta, Georgia, November 3, 2016 - November 4, 2016
  • Featured Speaker, Take a Victory Lap: Contract Terms that Put You in the Driver’s Seat, Construction Supplier Association’s Annual Meeting & Expo, Biloxi, Mississippi, September 14, 2016 - September 16, 2016
  • Presenter, Anatomy of a “Claim of Lien”, Georgia Construction Law, The Seminar Group, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1, 2015 - Present
  • Presenter, 15 Free Things to Improve Your Construction Contracts, AGC of Georgia, 3rd Annual Construction Professionals Marketplace
  • Presenter, Free Things You Can Do to Create Better Construction Contracts, Cabinet Makers Association webinar, 2015 - Present
  • Co-Presenter, Georgia Construction Law Basics, Atlanta Business Radio, 2015 - Present
  • Compare and Contrast, Georgia & Alabama’s Lien Laws, Construction Suppliers Association Sponsored Roundtable, 2014 - Present
  • Co-Presenter, Methods to Improve Collection: Using Georgia’s Lien and Bond Law to a Supplier’s Advantage, 2015 - Present
  • Presenter, Best Practices for Construction Contracting, AGC of Georgia, 1st Annual 2014 Construction Professionals Conference & Marketplace, 2014 - Present
  • Presenter, How to Effectively Use Georgia Mechanics and Materialman Lien Laws, AGC Georgia, Top Construction Issues, 2013 - Present

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Mark A. Cobb

Included on the 2023 Georgia list


Past Lists

  • 2022 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Georgia Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Georgia Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Mark A. Cobb on Super Lawyers

Representative Clients

  • United Rentals, Inc.
  • RSC (Rental Service Corporation)
  • CCH General Contractors, Inc.
  • Knipp Enterprises, LLC
  • Patterson Services, LLC
  • Wiregrass Electric, Inc.
  • Golden Sands General Contracting, Inc.
  • American Surface Prep, LLC
  • Atlanta Demolition
  • Ashley Framing Contractors, LLC
  • St. John's Contracting, LLC
  • Donco, Inc.

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Office Information

Address

3355 Lenox RoadSuite 750 Atlanta, GA 30326

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-6:00pm; Saturday-Sunday: Closed

Publication

Articles

  • Author, Georgia Material Supplier Collection Handbook, Cobb Law Group, 2014-2015
    This useful resource guides building and material suppliers through Georgia's laws; it includes such topics as best credit practices, mechanics and materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, foreclosure and enforcements of liens.
  • Construction Subcontracting: A Comprehensive Practical and Legal Guide, American Bar Association, 2014
    Mark was a co-author of the Payments section of this amazing book. His sections focuses on topics including payment delays, set-offs, Prompt Payment Acts, liens and payment bond.
  • Co-Editor, 50 State Lien Law Handbook, American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, 2018
  • Payment Issues and Public-Private Partnerships, The Contractor’s Compass, (Official Educational Journal of the American Subcontractor Association), March, 2017
  • Contract Liabilities and Issues for Design Professionals, HalfMoon Education, Inc., August, 2014

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