Kelly E. McCarthy

Knowledgeable, responsive and solution-oriented, Kelly McCarthy assists leading healthcare organizations with all aspects of leasing transactions involving acute care hospitals, medical office buildings, ambulatory surgery centers and physician practices and other healthcare facilities. Clients value Kelly’s ability to negotiate cooperative agreements between landlords and tenants that help to maintain long-term relationships. Equally important is Kelly’s extensive experience with the safe harbors related to the federal anti-kickback statute, lease exceptions under the Stark Law, issues related to fair market value and other regulations that can have critical impact on real estate leasing arrangements between health systems and healthcare providers. 


  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee, Mississippi and American Bar Associations
  • Member, Lawyer’s Association for Women

Prior Affiliations

  • Attorney, Donati Law Firm, LLP Memphis, Tenn.
  • Attorney, Morton & Germany PLLC, Memphis, Tenn.
  • Attorney, Griffin, Clift, Everton & Maschmeyer PLLC, Memphis, Tenn.


  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2007
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Christian Brothers University, 2004

Legal Services

Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi