Kelly Hamachi joined Ropes & Gray's health care group in 2019. She provides regulatory, compliance, and transactional advice to a broad range of health care clients, including hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, not-for-profit universities, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and investors.
During law school, Kelly was a Margolis Scholar in Law at the Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy. She served as a teaching assistant for the Introduction to Health Law & Policy course, worked as a student extern in the Duke Office of Counsel, and earned a master’s degree in Bioethics and Science Policy. In 2017, Kelly interned at the University of California’s Office of the General Counsel in the health law group.
- Advising clients on a variety of regulatory and compliance issues, including reimbursement under state and federal health care programs, HIPAA, and fraud and abuse laws, such as the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the False Claims Act.
- Assisting academic institutions and pharmaceutical companies in internal investigations and compliance reviews.
- Advising pharmaceutical companies on federal and state drug pricing initiatives and developments.
- Representing universities and hospitals in tax-exempt and taxable bond issuances.
- Advising private equity firms and strategic investors on various aspects of health care and life sciences transactions.
- Counseling academic medical centers and health care systems on structural, organizational, and governance considerations.
- JD, Duke University School of Law, 2019
- MA (Bioethics and Science Policy), Duke University, 2019
- BA (Public Health), cum laude, University of California, Berkeley, 2015; Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions / Qualifications
- California, 2019