Kimberly Y. Robinson

Robinson 2013

Practice Group:
Insurance Regulation
Government Relations

Education:
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
A.B., from Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences

Bar Admissions:
Maryland

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Kimberly Y. Robinson is a member of Funk & Bolton, P.A, resident in the firm’s Baltimore office.  Ms. Robinson leads the firm’s  Government Relations Practice Group and is a member of the firm’s  Insurance Regulation Practice Group.

Ms. Robinson currently represents a variety of insurer and business interests before the Maryland General Assembly and serves as the Executive Director of the League of Life and Health Insurers of Maryland.

Prior to joining Funk & Bolton, P.A., Ms. Robinson was employed by the Maryland Insurance Administration from 2001 until 2008, most recently serving as the Director of Government Relations. As the Director of Government Relations, she was involved in policy development, drafted legislation and regulations, authored legislative reports and represented the Administration on all insurance related legislation (life, health, property, and casualty) before the Maryland General Assembly. She also served as the Insurance Commissioner’s liaison between the Governor’s Legislative Office, members of the Maryland General Assembly, the Maryland Congressional delegation, and local governments. Ms. Robinson previously served as Staff Attorney to the Life and Health section and Staff Attorney to the Commissioner’s Office of the Administration, handling regulatory matters before assuming legislative responsibilities.

Ms. Robinson played a key role in the development and drafting of the Administration’s legislation beginning in 2003 and worked on such key issues as the creation of the Maryland Health Insurance Plan, regulation of viatical settlement providers and brokers, the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers, requirements for the licensing of insurance producers, and reforms regarding the availability of property insurance in the coastal areas of the state. In addition, she served as a member of the State Interagency Coordinating Council for Infants and Toddlers, the Health Disparities Work Group and on the Diabetes Coalition, and staffed various legislative task forces including the Task Force on Access to Mental Health Services, the Commissioner’s Auto Insurance Task Force to Study Rates in Urban Areas and the Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Property Insurance in Coastal Areas.

Ms. Robinson serves on the Board of Directors for the Baltimore Washington Chamber of Commerce, NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland and has recently concluded 10 years of service on the Board of Directors of the Metro Delta Education Programs, Inc., operating a Head Start Program in Baltimore City.  In 2012, she was named one of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women in Maryland and, in 2010, she was named one of the Daily Record’s Leading Women, recognizing the accomplishments of 40 Maryland Women Under  40.