Experienced Regulatory Attorney Joins Firm


Tobin, Carberry, O’Malley, Riley & Selinger Law Firm is pleased to announce the newest addition to our Firm. Attorney Mark Cook, who joined TCORS this spring, brings over twenty years of experience on telecommunications, land use and zoning, contract analysis, and real estate matters to the Firm.

For the last 15 years, Mark worked as a Site Acquisition Project Manager at several communications companies including Lightower Services (2005-2008), C. Davis Associates (2009-2016), and Centerline Communications, LLC. (2016-2019). Mark served as the project leader for the T-Mobile New England new site development project at Centerline Communications. He was responsible for preparing all zoning, land use, environmental, historic and architectural application packages pertaining to new towers and wireless facilities across New England. He also negotiated complex leases for rooftop installations and new towers with private landlords, municipalities and other entities while at Centerline.

During his tenure at C. Davis Associates, he was responsible for the development of over 40 new tower sites across New England. He also led a team responsible for over 250 zoning approvals for various telecommunications facilities in municipalities across New England on behalf of Sprint. While at Lightower, Mark led a project team negotiating new agreements and amendments on behalf of Sprint and MetroPCS.

“The Firm is pleased to bring Mark on board as we continue to build our team to better serve our clients. Mark brings unique experience that will enhance our administrative law and business transactions practices,” said Managing Partner Kristin Wainright.

Mark has been on the Board of Directors for the Norwich Public Schools Education Foundation since 2011. He served as their President from 2013-2019. He is also a Percussion Coordinator for the Norwich Free Academy, where he has taught percussion to high school students since 1999. Mark served on the Glastonbury Family YMCA’s Board of Advisors from 2017-2018, and was on the Board of Directors for Rob the Drummer, Inc., from 2017-2018.

“I have always admired TCORS for its advocacy of its clients as well as its stewardship in the community. I am proud to contribute my experience in regulatory work, zoning and land use, and contract issues to such an outstanding firm,” said Mark.

Mark graduated with his Juris Doctorate from New England School of Law in 1997. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Connecticut in 1993. Mark will practice primarily in the areas of Public Utilities, Zoning & Land Use, Real Estate Transactions, and Business Organizations. He is licensed to practice in the States of Connecticut and Massachusetts.

TCORS’ attorneys practice extensively before federal, state and municipal agencies including the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Gaming Policy Board and land use commissions throughout the State of Connecticut.