Mark L. Cushing

Tonkon Torp LLP
1600 Pioneer Tower
888 SW Fifth Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97204

PHONE: 503.802.2046
EMAIL: mark.cushing@tonkon.com
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Mark is chair of the firm's Government Relations & Public Policy Practice Group. He is a long-time political strategist, corporate executive and former trial lawyer. Mark is based in Portland, but maintains a significant practice in Washington, DC. He conducts a bi-partisan state and federal practice.
 
Since 2004, Mark has specialized in animal health, animal welfare, companion & food animal veterinary and veterinary educational issues, developing a cutting edge practice across these sectors. As the Founding Partner of the Animal Policy Group, Mark focuses his advocacy practice on providing high-level, strategic advice and services to clients with needs at any level of government, and key trade/industry associations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. His practice involves Congress, federal agencies, state governments, and non-governmental organizations. For more information, visit www.animalpolicygroup.com.
 
Mark is a frequent speaker at animal policy-related conferences. He is an adjunct faculty member in Animal Law at the Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, and a visiting lecturer at the University of Oregon School of Law. Mark is an honors graduate of Stanford University and the Willamette University College of Law.



    

Mark is chair of the firm's Government Relations & Public Policy Practice Group. He is a long-time political strategist, corporate executive and former trial lawyer. Mark is based in Portland, but maintains a significant practice in Washington, DC. He conducts a bi-partisan state and federal practice.
 
Since 2004, Mark has specialized in animal health, animal welfare, companion & food animal veterinary and veterinary educational issues, developing a cutting edge practice across these sectors. As the Founding Partner of the Animal Policy Group, Mark focuses his advocacy practice on providing high-level, strategic advice and services to clients with needs at any level of government, and key trade/industry associations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. His practice involves Congress, federal agencies, state governments, and non-governmental organizations. For more information, visit www.animalpolicygroup.com.
 
Mark is a frequent speaker at animal policy-related conferences. He is an adjunct faculty member in Animal Law at the Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon, and a visiting lecturer at the University of Oregon School of Law. Mark is an honors graduate of Stanford University and the Willamette University College of Law.



    

Pacific Northwest College of Art
Board Member
 
Lewis & Clark Law School Animal Law Program
Adjunct Faculty Member
 
Oregon Independent Colleges Foundation
Former Board Member