Carl Schiessl

Director, Regulatory Advocacy, Connecticut Hospital Association

Carl Schiessl is an accomplished attorney and advocate with rich and diverse experience as legal and compliance counselor to healthcare, insurance, financial services, and manufacturing companies. At the Connecticut Hospital Association, Professor Schiessl advises hospitals on all legislative and regulatory matters, emphasizing patient care regulation. He is a principal spokesperson for the hospital industry with state and federal agencies and accreditation entities. He was elected six times to the Connecticut House of Representatives, serving as chairman of the Finance, Revenue & Bonding Committee, as deputy majority leader, and a member of the Public Health Committee. He was also legal counsel to the State Senate.