Paula Luna Paoletti Senior Assistant Vice President and Senior Associate General Counsel

Ms. Paoletti manages and oversees litigation relating to the Medical Center, working closely with outside counsel and the Office of the Attorney General, advising the Risk Management Committee and Self-Insurance Board, and providing counsel on risk management. She also serves as a legal advisor and consultant regarding regulations, clinical research and trials, patient care, medical staff compliance, business litigation and administrative issues in coordination with other legal counsel within the Office of Legal Affairs.

Prior to Ms. Paoletti’s appointment with the Medical Center in 2012, she served 17 years with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, with her last eight years as Section Chief in the Court of Claims Defense Section. In that position, Ms. Paoletti managed a civil defense litigation group that represented state entities in lawsuits seeking money damages against the state involving a variety of claims including personal injury, breach of contract, medical malpractice, employment issues, wrongful death and wrongful imprisonment. During her time with the Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Paoletti also served as the Assistant Chief of the Executive Agencies Section, Associate Attorney General in the Health and Human Services Section and Assistant Attorney General in the Corrections Litigation Section.

Areas of Primary Responsibility

  • Litigation management

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio


  • Capital University Law School J.D.
  • The Ohio State University B.S. in Business Administration


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