Aviva Morady is a member of the firm’s Regulatory Compliance practice group. Aviva utilizes her deep knowledge of the issues impacting the healthcare industry to deliver complex regulatory counseling to a wide range of healthcare providers. Aviva works extensively with behavioral health providers, home health agencies, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, durable medical equipment providers, physician practices, and other healthcare professionals and organizations in navigating the complex requirements imposed by various governmental regulators. Aviva has a strong focus on representing behavioral health and addiction treatment providers in reimbursement matters and overpayment appeals and in counseling a wide variety of healthcare providers on changes of ownership, licensure, and enrollment in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Aviva began her legal career in litigation, where she skillfully represented healthcare providers in state and federal court on a wide range of civil litigation matters. She built years of experience successfully defending hospitals, health systems, and health insurance companies in fraud and abuse investigations and civil litigation, and she draws on that experience to bring a well-rounded perspective to her work advising on regulatory compliance and strategy.

Well-Versed in Fraud and Regulatory Compliance Defense

Prior to joining Nelson Hardiman, Aviva was among the highly experienced lawyers in the White Collar & Securities Defense practice group in the Los Angeles office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP. The team was recently recognized as “the best lawyers in the white-collar field” by Chambers USA.


Aviva was recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine for two consecutive years as a Southern California Rising Star (2018-2019) and was also named to Super Lawyers’ Annual Top List of Women Lawyers (2018-2019). Best Lawyers named her to their Ones to Watch list for 2024.

Life Outside the Firm

Aviva enjoys traveling, going to concerts, and playing trivia.


University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude

University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude

State Bar of California

State Bar of Michigan

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


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