Christine Monahan, J.D., is an assistant research professor at the Center on Health Insurance Reforms (CHIR), Health Policy Institute, McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. She researches and authors papers, blog posts, and related resources and provides technical assistance on federal and state legislation and regulation relating to private health insurance, including the development of a “public option.” Before joining CHIR, Ms. Monahan was counsel for American Oversight, where she filed and litigated federal and state public record requests seeking to shed light on government action, including any malfeasance or unethical conduct, with a particular focus on federal health agencies and state and federal responses to the coronavirus pandemic. She also previously has worked as an associate at the law firm Mehri and Skalet, PLLC, where she handled a diverse litigation caseload focused on insurance, health care, and consumer protection issues, and clerked for the Honorable Judith Rogers of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Ms. Monahan received her J.D. from Yale Law School and is a member of the D.C. Bar.
Assistant Research Professor, Center on Health Insurance Reforms, Health Policy Institute, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University