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Jeffrey J. Whitehead has practiced in the Southwest, Colorado and New York for more than 30 years, after having grown up in Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada. His practice has been diverse focusing upon business interests, becoming a legal life consultant for his clients. He advises clients how to commence business, what form the business entity should take, how to protect assets, and in designing estate plans for the individual. His estate plans involve small personal estates to complex plans involving large business succession. He acts as a trustee for Nevada self-settled trusts. Mr. Whitehead has advised diverse business interests including healthcare, entertainment, real estate developers, medical marijuana dispensers and cultivators, e-commerce and matters involving intellectual property.

His clients include medium and small businesses, professionals, such healthcare providers, physicians, nurses, hospitals, DME providers and other physician extenders. In the field of healthcare, he advises clients on matters of fraud and abuse, Stark law compliance, management service organizations, Fair Hearings, privilege negotiations, practice development, provider networks, PPOs, IPAs, ACOs and insurance networks.

He has advised real estate developers, contractors, subcontractors, banks, financial institutions, restaurants, entertainers, e-commerce businesses, in all aspects of business operations, including employment matters.

Mr. Whitehead acts as an attorney paymaster for appropriate qualified clients.

Mr. Whitehead has practiced before the Courts of Nevada, Arizona and New York, both in state and federal, has practiced before the probate courts since his clerked at the US District Court for the District of Nevada. He has been involved in drafting statutes, including Nevada’s first limited liability company in 1990-91 and healthcare legislation.

Mr. Whitehead has lectured at Cornell University in the Baker School of Real Estate and in the Sloan Management program in 2014 and is scheduled to lecture again in 2016.

Professional Activities

  • State Bar of Nevada
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of Colorado
  • State Bar of New York
  • American Society of Medical Association Counsel

Education

  • Brigham Young University, B.A., 1984
  • J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1987