Mark Weller is a member of the Public Policy practice with a primary focus on market planning and development, direct lobbying and regulatory counseling. Mark regularly creates and manages multi-member coalitions around a common goal, often based on major legislative or policy issues in Washington, DC. He also has experience in the design and management of communication initiatives for crises management and litigation strategies.
Mark represents corporations, industry associations, medical laboratories and hospitals, in federal legislative and regulatory matters before the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Treasury, the Department of Transportation, and Department of Interior.
Mark has achieved success in a broad range of legislation ranging from FDA, Medicare, laboratory, diagnostic imaging, and pharmacy compounding in the health care arena to federal stimulus and tax issues in the transportation and recreation fields and financial services matters for the metals industry.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Mark practiced as an attorney for the National Republican Senatorial Committee and served as a staff member of U.S. Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana. He was also the founder and director of a medical technology consulting firm and previously led the Health and Life Sciences practice at a Washington D.C.- based firm.
Mark has appeared on 60 Minutes, ABC Money Matters, CNN, CBS Evening News, CCTV Biz Asia America, National Public Radio, NBC Nightly News and The Today Show. He has been mentioned by the Associated Press, Chicago Tribune, CQ Weekly, Health News Daily, HME News, Legal Times, Reuters, Time Magazine, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Fox Business Channel.