Faisal Khan is Senior Counsel at Nixon Gwilt Law, inaugural Chair of the Enterprise Risk Management Task Force Affinity Group of the American Health Law Association's Hospitals and Health System Practice Group, and mentor for the health program of global innovation accelerator Plug and Play Tech Center. Faisal draws upon years of experience as a healthcare attorney in both the public and private sectors to guide clients through legal, regulatory, and financial complexities and identify pragmatic solutions to their challenges. He is an expert in human subjects research compliance, quality improvement initiatives, virtual care services, labor and employment law, governmental investigations, policy development, enterprise risk management, procurement, and litigation (including tort, labor and employment, commercial, opioid, and healthcare fraud and abuse). Faisal provides regulatory compliance, corporate transactions, dispute resolution/litigation, and risk management services to clients in the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Nixon Gwilt Law, Faisal served two large academic health systems in Northeast Ohio, providing comprehensive in-house corporate, litigation, compliance, and risk management services for providers, management, boards and committees, and C-suite executives. Faisal also represented the United States of America as a member of the General Law Division, Office of the General Counsel, United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). During his HHS tenure, Faisal represented numerous HHS operating and staffing divisions, and was awarded a detail working under the General Counsel on matters of importance to the HHS Secretary and the President of the United States, including Affordable Care Act implementation efforts. He has also served healthcare systems and providers at two sophisticated trial firms in New York City, handling cases from inception through post-trial appeals.
Faisal graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School and Case Western Reserve University, and is a member of the Wisconsin, New York, and Ohio State Bars. He served as Wisconsin Deputy Political Director for President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign.