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Mark Bina is a member of the Quarles & Brady LLP Health Care and Commercial Litigation Practice Groups. He represents a broad range of clients in litigation and regulatory matters. In his health care practice, Mr. Bina represents clients facing governmental investigations and prosecutions, Medicare and Medicaid false claim qui tam actions and payment disputes, license and disciplinary matters, administrative review appeals of governmental agency decisions, and general litigation disputes. Mr. Bina’s practice also includes employment law, appeals, creditors’ rights, and commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts.

Mr. Bina is a member of the Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. In his pro bono practice, Mr. Bina represented a pre-trial detainee in a federal civil rights suit against the Cook County Department of Corrections. In 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and the Chicago Chapter of the Federal Bar Association recognized Mr. Bina’s efforts in this case by awarding him an Award for Excellence in Pro Bono Service.

Since 2009, Mr. Bina has been a member of the Chicago Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Committee, serving on both its Investigation and Hearing Divisions. In 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court’s Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) appointed Mr. Bina to serve as a member of the Hearing Board, which hears contested cases and makes recommendations for the discipline of lawyers charged with misconduct. He also sits on the ARDC's Oversight Committee.

Mr. Bina's prior experience includes serving as an Assistant Attorney General with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office where he represented the State of Illinois and its agencies before state, federal, and administrative courts in a variety of civil and criminal actions. Additionally, Mr. Bina gained leadership in the health care industry serving as the Executive Director for the Indiana Board of Pharmacy where he managed the licensing and discipline of Indiana’s pharmacists, pharmacies, and other health professionals. Mr. Bina also previously worked in the Governmental Affairs division of a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer and clerked with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Prosecutions Bureau in Chicago.


Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Health Care: 30%
  3. Employment: 10%
  4. Commercial Real Estate: 10%
  5. Administrative Law: 10%

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Quarles & Brady LLP

300 N. LaSalle Street
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Chicago, IL, 60654


DCActive 200911/29/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200611/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Award for Excellence in Pro Bono ServiceU.S. District Court for Northern District of Illinois2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerQuarles & Brady2014 - Present
PartnerKrieg DeVault LLP2008 - 2014
Assistant Attorney GeneralIllinois Attorney General's Office2006 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Chicago Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation CommitteeHearing Board Member2011 - Present
American Society for Pharmacy LawN/A2009 - Present
Illinois Association of Healthcare AttorneysN/A2009 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Illinois Health Care AssociationN/A2009 - Present
Life Services NetworkN/A2009 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
American Bar Association, Litigation SectionN/A2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation v. Walgreen Co.,Motion to dismiss granted; Affirmed on appeal.
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Publication nameTitleDate
The John Marshall Law ReviewPrivate Military Contractor Liability and Accountability After Abu Ghraib2005
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
Indiana University-BloomingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000