Bridget Kelly J.D., M.S.
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Bridget Kelly graduated magna cum laude Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusetts with a bachelor’s degree in Linguistics. She earned her Master of Science degree in speech-language pathology through Vanderbilt University’s medical school, and practiced as a clinical speech-language pathologist at various hospitals and medical facilities along the east coast and in the United Kingdom. Having also lived in Alaska and Hawaii, Bridget settled in Henderson and graduated cum laude from UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law.
Bridget practices primarily in corporate and administrative law with a healthcare focus, including corporate formation and structure; mergers and acquisitions; contract drafting and review; employment negotiations; and Stark Law, Antikickback statute, and HIPAA compliance issues.
Bridget has represented clients before numerous licensing and certification boards, including the Nevada State Boards of Medical Examiners, Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Dental Examiners, Optometry, Physical Therapy, and the national Behavior Analysts Certification Board. She has also represented employers before the Nevada Office of the Labor Commissioner, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR), the Nevada Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR).
Bridget has defended clients under investigation by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Medicare, and Nevada Medicaid. She has assisted individuals, agencies, and medical facilities with provider enrollment and change of ownership (CHOW) applications, third-party administrator (TPA) applications, utilization review (UR) applications, and laboratory licensing issues. She has also participated in the reconsideration, appeal, and fair hearing processes for medical staff membership and clinical privileges, Nevada Medicaid, and CMS.