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Charles D. "Chip" MacLeod

Local Government, Real Estate, Business and Contract Law

Mr. MacLeod founded MacLeod Law Group, LLC in 2017 and is head of the firm's Local Government Practice Group. Mr. MacLeod also concentrates in real estate, business and contract law and serves as general counsel to various non-profit organizations and trade associations.   As a registered lobbyist, Mr. MacLeod advocates for clients before the Maryland General Assembly and Executive branch agencies.

Prior to founding MacLeod Law Group, LLC, Mr. MacLeod was a member of Funk & Bolton, P.A. in the firm's Chestertown, Maryland office from 1998 to January of 2017. Mr. MacLeod was the head of the firm's Local Government and Real Estate Practice Groups, while serving as special counsel to various non-profit organizations and public entities on a broad spectrum of legal matters.

From 1991 through 1998, Mr. MacLeod served as the County Administrator of Kent County, Maryland.  While serving as Kent County Administrator, Mr. MacLeod was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT) and chaired LGIT's Health Benefits Committee.

From 1988 to 1991, Mr. MacLeod served as the Associate Director of the Maryland Association of Counties.

Mr. MacLeod is a 1986 cum laude graduate of Washington College (B.A.,Philosophy and Political Science) and a 1997 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law (J.D.).

Bar Admissions:

State of Maryland (1997)

Associations and Memberships:

Member and Past President, Kent County Bar Association

Member, Maryland State Bar Association, State & Local Government Section Council

Member and Past President, Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association

Member, International Municipal Lawyers Association; Maryland Chair

Former Member and Chair, Chester River Health System, Inc. Board of Trustees

Past Member, Local Government Insurance Trust, Board of Trustees

Member and Past President, Maryland Association of County Administrative Officers

Shore Leadership - 1998 Class

Past Chair, Kent County Community Center Authority