Kelly M. Jolley

Kelly M. Jolley

Jolley Law Group

Recognized since 2019

Columbia, South Carolina

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Privacy and Data Security Law

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Kelly represents hospitals, physicians, payors, and companies in the health care sector in complex litigation. In addition, Kelly regularly counsels health care providers, including FQHCs, alcohol and drug agencies, mental health providers and physicians; technology vendors; and other businesses on corporate compliance standards, best practices and corporate governance matters, and on the potential collateral consequences of business decisions. She routinely advises boards and helps board committees negotiate complex transactions, and serves as counsel to several healthcare and technology companies and non-profit associations. Her broad base of experience and deep knowledge of the health care industry allows Kelly to help her formulate creative solutions to multi-faceted business issues and aggressively defend the interests of her clients.

Frequently sought out by management teams and governance boards to give her counsel and advice, she is an outstanding diagnostician and problem solver and is known for creating solutions that are innovative and effective. Having founded and led the Jolley Law Group, LLC to focus on representing business and healthcare clients, she crafts approaches and resolves issues using her deep knowledge of the health care industry and understanding of her clients’ unique businesses. Kelly is a frequent speaker for community, heath, and business organizations on the Affordable Care Act, fraud and abuse, privacy and security compliance, non-profit governance, and business liability issues. She is a leader in the health care and legal communities and formerly served as President of the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. Kelly is a member of the Health Information Technology Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association and previously served as Chair of the South Carolina Bar’s Health Law Section Council, as Vice-Chair of the American Health La

Contact & Links
  • 810 Bellwood Road
    Columbia, SC 29205
  • 99 Main Street Suite 103
    Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
  • The University of South Carolina, J.D., cum laude, graduated 2004
  • The University of South Carolina, B.A., cum laude from S.C. Honors College, graduated 1998
Bar Admissions
  • South Carolina, 2004
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court, District of South Carolina, 2006
  • United State Supreme Court, 2008
  • United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009

Jolley Law Group
Headquarters: Columbia, South Carolina

3 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America award

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Health Care Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Arbitration - Governmental
  • IT Outsourcing Law
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Technology Law


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