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Natasha Gillis, Esq
Attorney at Law

Natasha Gillis, Esq. is a dental and healthcare attorney whose practice focuses predominantly on practice mergers and acquisitions, partnership changes, start-up practice guidance, commercial lease reviews, commercial real estate purchases, and associateship contracts for the healthcare industry.

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As a Northern Virginia native, Natasha graduated from George Mason University magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Politics, concentrating on Political Theory and Law and minoring in English Non-Fiction Writing and Editing in 2006. Upon graduating, she attended Howard University School of Law where she served as a student attorney in the Civil Rights Clinic and obtained her Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) in 2009.  

 

Natasha spent two years working with the Howard University School of Law Civil Rights Clinic where she provided pro bono services as a student attorney to represent plaintiffs whose civil rights were jeopardized.  It was during this time that the healthcare industry first sparked her interest. She advocated for a skilled African American obstetrician who was prevented from delivering a baby in a local hospital exclusively due to his race. Coming from a background of small business owners, Natasha graduated law school with a passion for helping doctors of all races and backgrounds achieve the ultimate goal of practice ownership.

 

Natasha frequently speaks at seminars including:

 

  • The 2018 Small Business Conference hosted by the George Mason Enterprise Center 

  • Virginia Dental Association: reoccurring panelist discussing practice ownership and transitions.

  • Guest lecturer (Summer 2021) at the Practice Management class at VCU School of Dentistry 

  • Academy of General Dentistry (Virginia): Leap Into Practice™  Mentorship Program (8 week virtual course) 

  • 2021 Chesapeake Conference at the Maryland State Dental Association lecturing on practice ownership through Leap Into Practice™ 

 

She currently co-hosts a podcast called Dental Bites with Dental Zorro and The Smiling Lawyer.

 

During her free time, Natasha enjoys hiking, jogging, and exploring the outdoors with her husband, two children, and poodle-mix, Bella.

Bar Admissions/Licenses

  • Licensed Attorney in Virginia in good standing, since October 2009 (Supreme Court of Virginia)

  • Licensed Attorney in Maryland  (Court of Appeals of Maryland)

  • Member of the Virginia State Bar Health Law Section

  • Member of the Maryland State Bar Association

  • Member of the American Health Lawyers Association

  • Affiliate Member of the Academy of General Dentistry

  • Member of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association

Memberships