Anisa P. Kelley - RawlsMcNelis, PC

Anisa P. Kelley

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 703-272-8823

Anisa Kelley, a director in the firm, regularly represents healthcare providers in matters before their respective professional regulatory boards.  She represents practitioners with licensing disputes and investigations before the Boards including the Boards of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dentistry.  She assists healthcare providers with credentialing, peer review and risk management matters.  She also provides general counsel services to medical groups. Ms. Kelley has represented hundreds of Virginia healthcare providers in Virginia Board matters and medical malpractice claims.   Ms. Kelley is admitted to practice in federal and state courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia.  Upon graduation from law school at the George Washington University, Ms. Kelley served as a law clerk to the Honorable John H. Suda of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.  In 2007, Ms. Kelley was selected for inclusion in Who’s Who in American Law.  She has also been selected for inclusion in the 2010 and 2011 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Medical Malpractice Law.   Ms. Kelley has litigated various types of medical malpractice cases including the following: ARDS, birth injury, cancer, cardiac medicine, cholecystectomy, deep vein thrombosis, dentistry, decubitus ulcers, emergency medicine, epidural hematomas, family practice, fetal anomalies, geriatrics, gynecology, infant death, internal medicine, medical staff privileges disputes, medication errors, myocardial infarctions, necrotizing fasciitis, obstetrics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, paralysis patient falls, pediatric, psychiatry, pulmonary embolism, radiology, restraints, sepsis, shoulder dystocia, subdural hematomas, and testicular torsion.   Ms. Kelley frequently presents on healthcare and litigation issues.


  • Department of Health Professions Regulatory Boards
  • Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation
  • Risk and Crisis Management

Tulane UniversityBA 1989George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D. 1992
Virginia State BarVirginia Association of Defense AttorneysDistrict of Columbia Bar Association

Office Location

11325 Random Hills Road, Suite 340
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Other Information

Gender: Female