Kelly Knivila

Kelly Knivila

Stoel Rives LLP

Recognized since 2016

Portland, Oregon

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

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Kelly is a healthcare regulatory lawyer who specializes in helping clients solve problems with federal and state regulatory agencies. She has deep experience in the Medicaid program having spent over two decades representing Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, providers and state Medicaid agencies on a wide array of regulatory issues. Kelly also regularly counsels clients on a variety of other healthcare regulatory requirements including Medicare audits and billing requirements, physician self-referral laws (the federal Stark Law and similar state laws), the anti-kickback statute, compliance programs, self-disclosures and internal investigations.

Contact & Links


  • 760 Southwest Ninth Avenue, Suite 3000
    Portland, OR 97205


  • Georgetown University , J.D., graduated 1989

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, Oregon State Bar
  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association


  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section - Member
  • Oregon Health Lawyers Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Courts for Oregon and the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth and Ninth Circuits

Stoel Rives LLP
Headquarters: Portland, Oregon

127 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

53 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Health Care Law


  • Listed in Oregon Super Lawyers® (Health Care), 2017-2020

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