Veteran Health Law Attorney Joins FTLF to Open New California Office

By | Published On: April 18, 2023

Washington, DC — Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP (FTLF) is delighted to announce that Kathryn E. Doi has joined the firm as a partner effective April 14, 2023 and will lead our new California office. Ms. Doi brings decades of experience as a litigator, coupled with extensive knowledge of the health care industry and its governing statutes, regulations and agencies. Her experience in counseling and representing clients on a wide range of Medicaid and commercial reimbursement matters, including negotiation and appeals of payments, cost report audits, under-and overpayments, and False Claims allegations, will be a tremendous asset to our clients.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kathryn to the FTLF family,” said Managing Partner Edward T. Waters. “Her outstanding reputation in the legal community, combined with her deep knowledge and experience in health care law, make her the ideal leader for our new California office. We look forward to the valuable contributions she will bring to our clients and the firm as a whole.”

Ms. Doi earned her J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law, and her B.A. from Stanford University. She is admitted to practice in California and before the Supreme Court of the United States, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California.

“I am honored to join FTLF,” said Ms. Doi. “The firm’s commitment to providing exceptional legal services to its clients, along with its strong reputation in the legal community, make it a perfect fit for me. I am excited to lead the new California office and to work with the talented attorneys at FTLF to help our clients navigate complex health care matters.”

The new California office will enable FTLF to better serve its clients in the western United States and to expand the reach of its federal regulatory practice. We are confident that Ms. Doi leadership will ensure the success of the office and the continued growth of the firm. Please join us in welcoming Kathryn Doi to FTLF.

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.

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Kathryn E. Doi, Partner
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP