David R. Cook Jr.

Attorney

David practices in the following areas of law.  Click on the appropriate link to view more information about each practice area.

Practice Areas

Construction and Procurement Law

Cooperative Law and Taxation

Energy & Utilities Law

Energy Construction

Education and Credentials

David received his Juris Doctor from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law, Macon, Georgia in May 2005. In law school, David received awards for winning the American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants’ national essay contest; achieving the highest grade in Partnership Taxation; and the Dean’s List. David received his Masters of Science in Accounting from Georgia College and State University. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Mercer University. He passed the Georgia C.P.A. Exam, scored 93rd percentile on the National ETS Business Exam, and received the Baptist Student Achievement Award and the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation Scholarship. After law school, David worked for Deloitte Tax L.L.P. as an International Tax Consultant for large multi-national companies.

Professional and Personal Associations

  • Certifications
    • Georgia State Bar, Member
    • Georgia Certified Public Accountant, Inactive Member
  • Associations
    • American Bar Association, Member
    • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Member
    • Atlanta Bar Association, Member; Construction Law Section Board Member (2015 – Present) and Secretary (2017 – Present)
    • Construction Financial Management Association, Associate Member
    • Electric Cooperative Bar Association, Member and State Liaison for Georgia
    • Georgia EMC Counsel Association, Member and Past President 2015-2016
    • Independent Electrical Contractors, Partner Member
    • Local Government Section, Georgia Bar
    • Mercer Law Young Alumni Council, Member, Treasurer
  • Court Admissions
    • All Georgia State Courts
    • All Georgia Federal Courts

David is married with three children.  He enjoys spending time with family and playing and coaching soccer.  He was born and raised in Waycross and is a life-long Georgian.

News Featuring David R. Cook Jr.

Top Ten Specialty Contract Provisions to Include, Exclude, or Modify

Contract negotiation is not one of the most exciting aspects of the construction industry.  But it is essential for the long-term success of any construction business.  An article published by Attorney David Cook in the Independent Electrical Contractors Insights Magazine discusses key provisions to include, exclude, or modify in specialty contracts. Read the article here.

Fiber Installation Contracts

Attorney David Cook recently published an article concerning key considerations of fiber-installation contracts.  As more owners seek to implement fiber internet, it is advisable to review contracts for the installation of fiber. To read the article published in Rural Telecom Magazine of NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association and Rural Telco Management, click here.