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David Marella    

Corporate Associate at Gibbons P.C.; Drug Policy Expert

David Marella is a Corporate Associate at Gibbons P.C.Mr. Marella has extensive experience in representing public and private companies, financial institutions, and governmental agencies in connection with mergers and acquisitions, stock and asset purchase transactions, corporate governance matters, credit facilities, public finance, contract drafting, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters.

In 2017, Mr. Marella received a presidential political appointment to serve in the leadership role of Advisor to the Executive Director of the President’s Commission, serving in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, a component of the Executive Office of the President. In that role, he advised Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, as he chaired the bipartisan President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis, which pursuant to an executive order was to study the scope and effectiveness of the Federal response to the opioid crisis and to make recommendations to President Donald J. Trump for improving that response. In addressing the historic health crisis, Mr. Marella collaborated with officials from the White House, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the National Security Council.


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The backstory of Trump's foundering opioid fight - CBS News

David Marella, who served as an adviser to Christie on the opioid commission, sat in the Office of National Drug Control Policy for six months as the opioid ...

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30 Under 30 2019: Law & Policy

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