Lewis Brisbois Expands Maryland Healthcare Practice with New Partner Hire
Baltimore, Md. (April 21, 2020) - Lewis Brisbois is pleased to welcome Mark Yost to its Baltimore office as a partner in the firm’s Healthcare Regulatory & Compliance and Long-Term Care & Elder Law Practices.
Mr. Yost brings to Lewis Brisbois more than 15 years of experience in the regulatory, government affairs, and public policy areas of the healthcare sector, with a particular expertise in the post-acute care and aging fields.
Focusing his practice on defending healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases and against government and regulatory actions, Mr. Yost has litigated numerous complex matters that have been essential to business operations. He consistently applies innovative strategies to navigate challenging regulatory circumstances.
“Lewis Brisbois has a great culture,” said Mr. Yost about why he joined the firm. “The attorneys are extremely personable and intelligent, with a fantastic team culture across all practice groups. And with offices all over the country, I know I’ll have exceptional support to grow my practice and career.”
Previously, Mr. Yost served as CEO, COO, and General Counsel for a regional healthcare company. In these leadership positions, he oversaw operations across five nursing homes, a physician’s practice, and other ancillary companies. Significantly, he led the company through two major acquisitions and a record-breaking sale-leaseback of the major assets. Prior to serving in these roles, Mr. Yost managed the regulatory affairs for a national Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) developer and operator.
“We are very pleased and fortunate to have Mark join our growing team in the Baltimore office,” said Baltimore Managing Partner Scott Krause. “Mark’s healthcare regulatory experience and long-term care practice will not only expand our existing healthcare practice in the mid-Atlantic region, but it will enhance the firm’s service to healthcare and elder care clients nationwide.”
Mr. Yost is a frequent presenter at healthcare conferences and is an active member of the American Health Law Association. A graduate of the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, he also holds a Master of Public Policy from American University.