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Mark Bina is a Partner in the Firm's Litigation and Health Law Practice Groups. He represents a broad range of clients in dispute resolution, regulatory, and compliance matters.


In his health care practice, Mr. Bina helps clients navigate an array of regulatory and compliance issues, including disciplinary proceedings, administrative agency appeals, fraud and abuse issues, internal and governmental investigations, subpoenas, and risk mitigation. He also provides M&A regulatory due diligence advice to clients in transactional matters. Mr. Bina has represented clients before numerous State Boards and tribunals, federal agencies including the FDA, DEA, and CMS, and accreditation bodies such as the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP). Representative health care clients include pharmacies, hospitals, wholesale distributors, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), drug and device manufacturers, repackagers, long-term care facilities, and other regulated providers.


Mr. Bina’s litigation practice encompasses a variety of matters affecting businesses in state and federal trial and appellate courts across the country. Representative cases include prosecuting and defending claims of tortious interference with contract, class actions, breach of contract, constitutional and civil rights claims, and emergency injunctive relief. Mr. Bina also assists clients in responding to subpoenas, advises on electronic discovery matters, and counsels on risk management issues. Mr. Bina is a member of the Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


Prior to joining Quarles & Brady LLP, Mr. Bina served 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 served as the Executive Director for the Indiana Board of Pharmacy, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Board’s compliance, licensing, discipline of pharmacists, pharmacies, and other providers. Mr. Bina also previously worked in the Governmental Affairs division of a leading pharmaceutical manufacturer and with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) Prosecutions Bureau in Chicago.


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.

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Licensed

  1. Litigation: 40%
  2. Health Care: 40%
  3. Appeals: 20%

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Quarles & Brady LLP

300 N. LaSalle Street
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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200907/10/2016
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200605/11/2016
INAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice200907/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
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
Associations
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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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law School, ChicagoN/AJD - Juris Doctor2006
Indiana University-BloomingtonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts2000