Max Farris, J.D.


Max Farris is an Assistant Research Professor at the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute's Center on Health Insurance Reforms in Washington, D.C. Max's research focuses on analyzing state laws, pending legislation, and current market practices related to federal and state implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Prior to joining the Georgetown faculty, Max served as federal regulator for the Office of Oversight, Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), where he provided technical assistance to states regarding ACA implementation on a variety of issues relating to the early market rules that became effective September 23, 2010.

Max holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan (High Distinction) and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.  While a student at Georgetown Law he also served as an editor for the Georgetown Journal of Gender and Law and as the vice president of Law Students for Choice.

Before coming to the CCIIO, Max was a stockbroker with Fordham Financial Management in New York, where he advised clients and oversaw investments primarily in small cap biotech companies.