PERSONNEL FILE: Veteran lobbyist joins Lewis Glasser

By Staff reports | Sep 13, 2013

CHARLESTON - Mark Polen has been named as Director of Government Relations and Advocacy for LGCR Government Solutions LLC, a subsidiary of the law firm of Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins PLLC.

Polen will continue to represent his current government relations clients and will be undertaking responsibilities for other clients as well as assisting in coordinating the overall activities of LGCR Government Solutions.

Polen joins LGCRGS after a 20-year career at The Arnold Agency, where he served as president of the full service communications agency for the past 15 years. He has specialized in telecommunications, healthcare, energy and natural resources, insurance, trade association management and other business issues throughout his career.

“Mark is a highly experienced and respected government affairs and public relations practitioner, and we are very pleased he is joining our highly respected team,” said Nick Casey, Managing Member of LGCRGS. “Mark is uniquely qualified to assist our clients with strategic communications counsel, issue management and other communications and representation services. He has a proven and solid record and will be a valuable asset to LGCRGS and our clients.”

Polen previously served as Vice President of the West Virginia Coal Association for ten years prior to joining The Arnold Agency, and started his career with the Charleston Regional Chamber of Commerce & Development and the West Virginia Automobile & Truck Dealers Association.

Polen, a native of Moundsville, is a graduate of West Virginia University and received a Masters in Public Administration from WVU.

As a government relations and issue management practice, LGCR Government Solutions LLC represents clients before the West Virginia Legislature and in Washington D.C. Its services range from assisting clients on regulatory matters to lobbying before state lawmakers to providing strategic issue tracking/counsel. LGCRGS’ senior-level experts have more than 80 years of experience in the legislative and executive branches of government. In addition, the firm has been active in congressional, gubernatorial and legislative campaigns.

Lewis Glasser Casey & Rollins PLLC is full-service law firm with offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Columbus, Ohio. Lewis Glasser is a Preeminent Law Firm by Martindale-Hubbell, one of the few West Virginia firms to achieve this status. The law firm has also received Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV.

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