Kelly Giampa

Kelly’s practice focuses on long-term care defense, medical malpractice defense and general insurance defense. She averages several trials per year and has significant experience handling arbitrations and mediations. She is a member of the Multnomah Bar Association, Defense Research Institute, and the Litigation section of the Oregon State Bar and American Bar Associations.

Prior to moving to Portland, Ms. Giampa worked for six years with the Chicago, Illinois firm of Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey, specializing in medical malpractice defense. She served as a clerk with the Illinois Appellate Court, for Judge Daniel J. McNamara.


Education

Loyola University Chicago
School of Law
J.D.

Northwestern University
B.A.

Experience

Hart Wagner LLP
Partner, 2001-present
Associate Attorney, 1998 – 2001

Bollinger, Ruberry & Garvey
Associate Attorney, 1992 – 1998

The Honorable Daniel J. McNamara
Illinois Appellate Court
Judicial Clerk, 1990 – 1992

Admitted To Practice

Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
Superior Court for Washington
Illinois State Court
U.S. District Court: District of Oregon; District of Illinois
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh and Ninth Circuits

Awards and Recognitions

Oregon Super Lawyers

Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense, 2018

Professional Activities and Associations

Defense Research Institute
Multnomah Bar Association
Oregon Association of Defense Counsel
Oregon State Bar
Washington State Bar

Presentations

“Ethical Considerations: Roundtable Discussion of Decision Making,” Oregon Health Care Association Spring Expo, Co-presenter, March 2018