Mark Alan Connolly: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Mark Alan Connolly


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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Litigation
  • Public Law and Public Finance
  • Zoning and Land Use
University University of Florida, B.S., 1986
Law SchoolStetson University College of Law, J.D., 1994
Admitted1994, Florida; United States District Court Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Florida

Professional and Community Affiliations

•The Florida Bar
•American Bar Association
•Hillsborough County Bar Association

BornNorwood, Massachusetts, November 27, 1964

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

News Releases

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


04.13.2011 Mark Connolly Debated Tort Reform Legislation before the Juvenile Welfare Board in Pinellas County


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Mark Alan Connolly

101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
TampaFL 33602


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