Elizabeth S. O'KellyLiz O'Kelly concentrates in corporate and health care law. Ms. O'Kelly is experienced in all aspects of health care law, including corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters and has represented a wide variety of entities, including hospitals, health care systems, physicians, group practices, and ancillary service providers. She is also experienced in general business representation, including corporate transactions, financings, corporate counseling for entities of all types, and employment law counseling.
Ms. O' Kelly received her A. B. magna cum laude from Smith College in 1981 and her J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1984.
Ms. O'Kelly's joined DKMO in 2007. Her prior experience includes serving as senior in-house counsel and Corporate Compliance Executive for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, concentrating in corporate, transactional and regulatory health care law. She also served as Vice President and General Counsel of Lutheran General Healthcare System (now part of Advocate Health Care) and as an associate with a large Chicago law firm.
Ms. O'Kelly lives in Arlington Heights with her husband, Tom Kivlahan, and their son, Chris.
• Member, and former Director, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys
• Illinois State Bar Association
• Author of various articles on health care law issues
• Former Director, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre