Mr. K. Mark Parnell

Mr. K. Mark Parnell: Attorney with Parnell Thompson, LLC AV stamp icon
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Mark Parnell has a vast amount of experience in public sector and municipal law, civil litigation, corporate transactional law, real estate, zoning and land use law, environmental law and construction disputes. His experience includes prosecuting or defending numerous civil or regulatory actions; drafting and negotiating complex transactions; numerous acquisitions, sales and mergers of businesses and public entities; the acquisition and sale of real estate; and providing day-to-day advice to governmental entities, businesses and industries regarding corporate governance.

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.

Areas of Practice (9)

  • Government
  • County Government Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Utility Law
  • Corporate Law
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Water Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-769-4485  Phone
(205) 582-2652  Phone
(205) 582-2815  Fax
University Attended:
Jacksonville State University, B.A., Political Science, with special honors, 1983
Law School Attended:
Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, J.D., 1987
Year of First Admission:
1987, Alabama; 1987, U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh and Federal Circuits and U.S. Supreme Court
Birmingham and American Bar Associations; Alabama State Bar; Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys; American Water Works Association (Member, Alabama-Mississippi Section).
Birth Information:
Anniston, Alabama, November 10, 1960

Peer Reviews

Birmingham, Alabama

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