Mark D. Guilfoyle practices extensively in the area of healthcare law, guiding hospitals and nursing homes through administrative processes in Kentucky. He also represents clients in administrative law matters before local and state governmental bodies in Kentucky.
From 1991 to 1995, Mark served in the administration of Kentucky Governor Brereton C. Jones, serving at the highest levels of the administration as General Counsel to the Governor, Budget Director and Secretary of the Governor’s Executive Cabinet. In the last position, Mark was the highest-ranking official in the state government below the Governor overseeing the state’s 34,000 employees and its $10 billion biennial budget.
Mark has achieved success in a number of significant cases:
- Successfully defending an employer in a disability discrimination case (Pangburn v. Northern Kentucky Univ.,210 F.3d 372, 6th Cir. 2000)
- Obtaining jury verdict for an employer in a sexual harassment case (Bernstein v. CA-1 Services, E.D. Ky. No. 98-CV-164-JGW)
- Successfully defending Kentucky’s 24-hour waiting period/informed consent abortion law (Eubanks v. Schmidt, 126 F. Supp. 2d 451, W.D. Ky. 2000)
- Obtaining a directed verdict for WCPO-TV in a libel case (Johnson v. WCPO-TV, Kenton Circuit Court No. 97-CI-2512)
- Successfully defending a race track in class action involving sizeable Pick Six (White v. Turfway Park, 909 F. 2d 941, 6th Cir. 1990)
Mark has served on the Advisory Board of the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and as a Board Member and Vice Chairman of the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
Mark resides in Edgewood with his wife and five children.