Mark Ustin

New York State Regulatory & Government Relations

Partner | (518) 313-1403 | mustin@farrellfritz.com

LOCATION: Albany

Mark Ustin is a regulatory lawyer and lobbyist with extensive experience assisting healthcare entities in navigating the complicated statutory, regulatory and policy landscape surrounding healthcare delivery and payment.  He has represented a broad array of healthcare clients across the country, including academic medical centers, community hospitals, critical access hospitals, federally qualified health centers, physician practices, nursing homes, assisted living providers, home health agencies, behavioral health providers, developmental disability service providers, managed care organizations and pharmaceutical and other life science companies.  Mark provides regulatory counsel and strategic business advice on everything from complex business transactions to the day-to-day concerns faced by participants in the healthcare sector.  Mark also regularly represents clients before New York State government, particularly including the Department of Health, Office of Mental Health, Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, and Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, as well as the New York State Legislature and the Governor’s Office.  Mark assists clients in promoting and responding to key legislation and regulation impacting their interests and has steered clients through state processes to secure millions of dollars in government grants and other funding streams.

Mark earned his J.D. degree from St. John’s University School of Law and his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Fordham University. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and admitted to practice in New York.