Mark R. Brengelman, Attorney at Law, discusses regulation in the time of COVID-19.
Mark became interested in law when he graduated with both Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Philosophy from Emory University in Atlanta. He earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Mark became an Assistant Attorney General in Kentucky in the area of administrative and professional law as the assigned counsel and prosecuting attorney to numerous health professions licensure boards. He retired from state government, became certified as a hearing officer, and opened his own law practice, including working as a legislative agent (lobbyist).
Mark has now worked for all three branches of state government having worked since June 2018 as the Enforcement Counsel for the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission, an independent regulatory body that oversees 138 elected state legislators and nearly 800 registered lobbyists. Continuing as an ethics attorney, Mark is also the contract counsel for the Ethics Commission of the Louisville Metro Government, a city and county merged government, the largest city in Kentucky, and the 45th largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.
Mark focuses on representing health care practitioners before licensure boards and in other professional regulatory matters and representing children as Guardian ad Litem and parents as Court Appointed Counsel in confidential child dependency, neglect, and abuse proceedings and termination of parental rights proceedings in family court.