FTLF Expands to the West Coast, Opening California Office

By | Published On: April 18, 2023

Washington, DC — Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (FTLF), a nationally recognized law firm in health care, federal grant programs, and regulatory law, is excited to announce the opening of its new West Coast office in Sacramento, California. The office will be located at 400 Capitol Mall, Suite 2580, Sacramento, CA 95814 and will provide a full suite of services while strengthening the firm’s West Coast presence.

FTLF has virtually unparalleled knowledge in the intricacies of federal programs. This move builds on five decades of advising and representing publicly-funded organizations on a range of compliance and grant-related matters. The firm’s clients include organizations that receive federal grants and contracts, Medicare and Medicaid and other public funding. Clients also include an array of health and human service-focused organizations such as federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs), Head Start and Community Action Agencies, research institutions including SBIR recipients and the whole range of recipients of federal grant funding from state and local governments, colleges and universities, research institutions and non-profits of all shapes and sizes.

Leading the new office as Partner-in-Charge is Kathryn E. Doi, a highly-respected attorney with more than 30 years of experience practicing health care and federal regulatory law in California. A seasoned litigator, she possesses an extensive knowledge of the health care industry and its governing statutes, regulations and agencies. Ms. Doi will initially be joined by an experienced group of attorneys, including Michael D. Golde, Of Counsel, and Victoria A. Felt, Associate, formerly with the California Department of Public Health, Office of Legal Services. Complementing this team is an additional two dozen attorneys with broad, federal regulatory experience based in Washington, DC, and other locations across the country.

“We are thrilled to expand our ability to service new and existing West Coast clients and are excited to have our long-time friend and colleague Kathryn Doi, joining the Firm as a leader to guide our expansion,” said Edward T. Waters, Managing Partner of FTLF. “The opening of our California office will allow us to better serve our clients in the region and provide more direct access to our unique specialities.”

“I am excited to be joining such a highly respected and dynamic firm,” said Kathryn Doi. “I have worked with many of the FTLF attorneys for years, know their capabilities, and look forward to building out our team here in California.”

The opening of the California office underscores FTLF’s commitment to providing its clients with timely, insightful and high-quality legal services in the constantly changing areas of health and federal grants law.

About Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP:

Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP is a boutique law firm with offices in Washington, DC and, now, California. As one of the few practices in the nation devoted to federally funded programs, our attorneys advise federal grant and government contract recipients of all types, from nonprofit and for-profit corporations to state and local governments, to colleges and universities; and support clients in a variety of industry sectors, including, but not limited to, health care, community development and education. For more information about the firm, please visit www.ftlf.com.



Edward T. Waters, Managing Partner
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP