Neal Karkhanis*

Government Relations

Neal is a government relations and public policy professional who has represented, among others, the Maryland Hospital Association, the Health Facilities Association of Maryland, and the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. He represents clients before the Maryland General Assembly, US Congress, and relevant executive branch agencies on both the state and federal level. His diverse portfolio has included legislative and regulatory work on rate reform, liability, prescription drugs, post-acute care, social determinants of health and health equity, immigration, budget, and other issues.

At Funk & Bolton, Neal staffs and represents the League of Life and Health Insurers, the trade association for the life and health insurance industry in Maryland. He also represents a litany of other clients on property and casualty insurance issues, public health policy, and healthcare delivery.

Neal is well known in Annapolis and has cultivated several key relationships with legislators and committee leadership and staff. He possesses a strong knowledge of the political process in Annapolis and has expertise in various health care issues through his previous work representing providers and consumers.

*Not admitted to practice law.

Education & Honors
J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
M.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County
B.A., University of Maryland Baltimore County