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Kelli R. Novak

Cleveland, OH | D 216.696.5796 | F 216.592.5009

Kelli Novak brings in-house experience with two Ohio-based health care systems to her practice.

A former summer associate with Cleveland Clinic’s Law Department and a legal extern for the University of Toledo Health Science Campus, she developed a clear understanding of client expectations. Kelli applies this unique perspective to client issues involving medical institutions and providers, as well as employers outside the health care industry. She also defends companies against product liability claims involving pharmaceuticals and medical devices.

In her free time, Kelli enjoys cooking, spending time in downtown Cleveland, and following professional and college sports.

education & admissions


  • The University of Toledo College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2013); Order of the Coif; The University of Toledo Law Review, Executive Articles Editor
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 2010)

state admissions

  • Ohio, 2013
publications & events

Speaking Engagements

  • "Federal and State Health Law Year in Review," Health Care Law Update & Medical/Legal Summit 2017, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association/Academy of Medicine Education Foundation/The Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio, Cleveland, Ohio (March 2017)
  • "Who’s a HIPAA Business Associate? How Do You Know?", presentation co-author, National Business Institute’s HIPAA Compliance Boot Camp, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio (September 2016)


in the community

Civic & Professional Involvement

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 3Rs Program Volunteer
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio, Associate Board Member
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