• Biography

    At Haynes and Boone, Kenya Woodruff is chair of the Healthcare Practice Group. Her practice is dedicated to healthcare regulatory counsel and the design and execution of related merger, acquisition and joint venture strategic partnerships. Kenya focuses on the creation and maintenance of compliant healthcare operations and structures for physicians, hospitals, home health and hospice providers, including accountable care organizations and clinically integrated networks. Her practice also includes advice on compliance with HIPAA/HITECH, Stark, anti-kickback and other applicable fraud and abuse laws. Kenya also serves as the chair of the firm’s Attorney Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

    Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Kenya served as Deputy General Counsel at the Dallas County Hospital District d/b/a Parkland Health & Hospital System. She was the lawyer primarily responsible for government investigations and provided legal support and consult for the hospital's daily operations. Before joining Parkland, in addition to her experience as outside counsel to healthcare entities, Kenya was the Vice President of Compliance and Associate General Counsel for a national radiology services company.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Duke University School of Law, 1999
    • B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, Emory University, 1996, J. Gordon Stipe Society Scholarship
  • Admissions

    • Texas, 1999
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas