Kaitlyn O'Connor

Kaitlyn O'Connor, JD

Senior Counsel

Nixon Gwilt Law

Kaitlyn O’Connor, Esq. is Senior Counsel at Nixon Gwilt Law. Kaitlyn combines her business law and healthcare knowledge to provide real-world solutions for clients navigating this uniquely complex intersection.

Kaitlyn’s practice areas include digital health, telehealth, global privacy and security, teledentistry, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA privacy/security. She provides legal, regulatory, and business guidance to healthcare providers across the spectrum of care and early-stage companies and vendors serving the healthcare industry. Kaitlyn specializes in remote patient monitoring (RPM) and leads NGL’s RPM practice alongside Managing Partner Carrie Nixon. Kaitlyn particularly enjoys working with innovative RPM vendors to implement practical business solutions and accelerate growth in this rapidly expanding industry. 

After graduating magna cum laude from Syracuse University, Kaitlyn attended William & Mary Law School, where she served as a member of the Business Law Review. She is a member of the Virginia Bar Association, the Connected Health Initiative (CHI), and the Virginia Cannabis Industry Association (VCIA). She serves as a Mentor for Jumpstart Foundry; an investment group focused on healthcare technology.

Kaitlyn is based in Nixon Gwilt Law’s Richmond office and lives in Richmond with her fiancé, Sean, and their two dogs, Oshie and Milly.