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.