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Mark Schuling

Iowa Consumer Advocate
Office of Consumer Advocate

Mark Schuling

Mark R. Schuling was appointed as Consumer Advocate by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller on January 14, 2011.

Mr. Schuling received his law degree from Drake University in 1980. He was appointed by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller as the Iowa Consumer Advocate in January 2011. He was previously employed as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Iowa Department of Revenue, a practicing attorney for twenty-one years with the Brick, Gentry, Bowers, Swartz, Stoltze, Schuling & Levis law firm in Des Moines, and served as Director of the Iowa Department of Revenue from 2005 to 2011 under Governors Tom Vilsack and Chet Culver. Mr. Schuling has experience and expertise in federal and state law, utility and telecommunications matters, and general civil law.

Mr. Schuling is also a Certified Public Accountant, a past president of the Federation of Tax Administrators (FTA), and has spoken to numerous groups and associations on tax, utility and business matters. He is a member of several energy related groups including serving as a Board Member of the National Association of State Consumer Advocates, an Advisory Board Member to the Financial Research Institute located at the University of Missouri in Columbia,Missouri, and as an Advisory Council Member to the Center for Public Utilities, located in New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Additionally, he is the Chair of the Government Practice Section of the Iowa State Bar Association.

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