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

Business, Corporate, and Commercial

Construction and Procurement Law

Cooperative Law and Taxation

Rural 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. 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)
    • 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 and Construction Sections, Georgia Bar
    • National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives
    • National Telephone Cooperative Association (NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association), Associate Member & Legal Committee Member
  • Court Admissions
    • All Georgia State Courts
    • All Georgia Federal Courts
    • United States Tax Court

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.

Upcoming Presentation – Electric Cooperatives and Tax Reform: One Year Later

AHC attorney David Cook will present a webinar with CPA Bill Miller on the "Electric Cooperatives and Tax Reform: One Year Later -- the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly."  The webinar will occur on April 23, 2019, at 2:00 PM Eastern.  It will be available to members of the National Society of Accountants for

The ReConnect Program

A new and innovative pilot program called ReConnect will offer federal financing in the form of loans, grants, and loan-grant combinations.  This financing will promote broadband deployment in areas of rural America that do not currently have sufficient access to broadband, and will provide high-speed internet service to as many rural premises as possible.  The