Mark Connolly's principal areas of practice are commercial and land use litigation, health care litigation, and governmental and child welfare agency representation.
Mark serves as the City Attorney for the City of Temple Terrace, Florida, and as general counsel to child welfare agencies in Southwest Florida. Mark has extensive experience representing individuals, businesses and governmental entities in commercial, tort, and real estate litigation. He also has extensive experience in representing governmental clients, including handling public meetings, negotiating contracts and interlocal agreements, and providing general legal advice and counseling on matters such as the Sunshine Law, Public Records Law, and ethics for public officials. Mark also has successfully represented health care providers in various litigation matters, and he has substantial experience in the enforcement of restrictive covenants.
Mark currently serves as the firm's Hiring Partner for the Tampa, Florida office.
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine, 2011
•Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2015, 2016
06.09.2016 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers and 2016 Florida Rising Stars
06.12.2015 Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP Attorneys Named 2015 Florida Super Lawyers and 2015 Florida Rising Stars
12.12.2012 Mark Alan Connolly Coordinated and Moderated Florida Coalition for Children Seminar
01.27.2012 Shumaker Attorneys Named to Corporate Counsel's “2012 Top Rated Lawyers Guide to Healthcare”
04.13.2011 Mark Alan Connolly Spoke before the Juvenile Welfare Board in Pinellas County
Events and Presentations
04.13.2011 Mark Connolly Debated Tort Reform Legislation before the Juvenile Welfare Board in Pinellas County