Mark Gardner

Adjunct Professor
Phone: 612-338-7170 x2


BS, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
MBA, University of Saint Thomas
JD, Hamline University School of Law


Cell Phone: 612-382-7584

Mark Gardner, MBA, JD, is an attorney at DuVal & Associates, P.A., a law firm dedicated to counseling companies in the medical device, pharmaceutical, biotech, food, and nutritional supplement industries. His practice focuses on FDA regulation, health care fraud and compliance, design and implementation of regulatory compliance programs, promotional review, and FDA enforcement actions. Prior to his legal career, he worked in product management and sales for three medical device companies over a 10-year span where he focused on commercializing and developing products used for surgical, wound healing, and diagnostic applications.

Gardner earned his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law, his Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas, and his Bachelor of Science, double major, Finance and Economics from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He currently serves as a Co-Chair for LifeScience Alley's Regulatory Special Interest Group, as Vice Chairman for the Minnesota State Bar Association Food, Drug and Device Law Section, and as an Advisory Committee Member for LifeScience Alley. Gardner often speaks and writes on issues that impact FDA regulated products.