Melissa Revell is a healthcare attorney who focuses her practice on transactional, corporate and regulatory matters. Her healthcare regulatory practice includes issues relating to Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, billing and reimbursement; Medicare fraud and abuse laws; Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), other federal and state regulatory requirements; and licensure and accreditation requirements. Melissa’s practice also involves the representation of employers in claims and lawsuits arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and Fair Labor Standards Act, as well as defending against charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and other government agencies.
Melissa is an active member of the Health Law Section of the Oklahoma Bar Association and is currently serving as its chair for the 2020 term.
Melissa’s achievements have earned her inclusion in Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.
Melissa graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University in 2014 and went on to graduate with highest honors from the University of Tulsa College of Law. While in law school, she served as an articles research editor of the Tulsa Law Review, Speaker Pro Tempore for the Student Bar Association, Student Ambassador, and Alumni Relations and Fern Holland Banquet Chair for the Women’s Law Caucus. She also sat on the University of Tulsa College of Law Curriculum Committee and was a member of the Board of Advocates. She received the William W. Means Professionalism Endowed Scholarship, Steele scholarship, and four CALI Excellence for the Future Awards.
While pursuing her Juris Doctor, Melissa served as a judicial intern for The Honorable Russell Lloyd of the First Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas. She also interned in the Office of Legal Services at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. During her last year of law school, she served as a legal extern for both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Departmental Appeals Board, Civil Remedies Division) and the American Health Lawyers Association in Washington, D.C.Download Bio (PDF)
Honors and Awards
Named to Oklahoma Super Lawyers’ list of “Oklahoma Rising Stars,” which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys
Professional Organizations and Memberships
- Tulsa County Bar Association
- Oklahoma Bar Association (2020 Chair, Health Law Section)
- American Bar Association
- Federal Bar Association
- Council Oak/Johnson Sontag American Inn of Court
- American Health Lawyers Association
Civic Involvement and Leadership
- Kappa Delta Sorority (Council Advisory Board)
- Family & Children’s Services (Chair, Young Professional Advisory Council, 2019-2020)
- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Mission Chair, Tulsa Walk/Run)
- Junior League of Tulsa (Provisional Member)