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Jeffrey J. Whitehead


Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Phone: 702-267-6500
Fax: 702-267-6262
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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 is an adjunct professor of law at Cornell University School of Law on topics of general health law, mental health law, Food and Drug Law and general business law, having commenced his instruction in 2016.

Areas Of Practice

  • Healthcare Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Probate & estate administration
  • Business Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions

  • Nevada, 1987
  • Arizona, 1988
  • Colorado, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Nevada, 1987
  • New York


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

Professional Associations And Memberships

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

Pro Bono Activities

  • American Society of Medical Association Counsel


  • German
  • Spanish

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