Kristin Oto Jenkins



Kristin Oto Jenkins is a health care business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She is a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice. Kristin counsels hospitals, health systems, physician groups, and other health care businesses and providers on state licensing and scope of practice, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and participation, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, and health privacy laws.

Prior to joining Foley, Kristin served as a judicial extern to The Honorable Nathanael Cousins of U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and worked at a nationally ranked pediatric academic medical center in Los Angeles, California, as a quality coordinator in the Quality Improvement & Patient Safety Department.


  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (J.D., 2017)

    • Member, Health Law Society
    • Member, Journal of Environmental Law & Policy
    • Recipient, UCLA Law Masin Gold Award for Academic Excellence for earning the top grade in health law and policy and in negotiation theory and practice
  • University of Southern California (M.H.A., 2013)
    • Master’s Degree in Health Administration
    • Member, Upsilon Phi Delta Honor Society
    • Member, Graduate Student Government
    • Member, Student Health Council
  • University of California, Irvine (B.A., 2010)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Political Science with a Minor in Conflict Resolution
    • Recipient, Dean’s Honor Lists multiple times
    • Recipient, Political Science Honors and the Associated Students UC Irvine Presidential Medal
    • Vice President, Associated Students
    • Vice Chair, Bren Events Center Student Advisory Board

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles (APABA)
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Member, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)


  • California