Associate Attorney Mark Laird joined Cooper, Adel & Associates as a member of the Medicaid Team in the spring of 2017. In his position with the firm, Mark works with families facing the difficult prospect of planning for and dealing with a crisis involving long term care at home, in assisted living or in a nursing home. Mark is well aware of the challenges that face our clients as they determine how to pay for this expensive care at a time when their families are under the stress and worry that comes with a catastrophic healthcare crisis.
Mark completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business Operations from Ohio University. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and also completed a Health Law Certificate. During his law school days, he served as a Legal Intern in the Privacy Department with Highmark, Inc. in Pittsburgh, drafting HIPAA legal recommendations to support business innovations and company initiatives. Mark also managed to find time during law school to volunteer with Christian Legal Aid to serve the poor and needy throughout Pittsburgh.
Mark is originally from Lewis Center, Ohio and lives in Columbus today. He loves spending time with his family, traveling and watching movies. He is an avid sports fan and plays softball in his spare time.