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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 from 2019-2022.

  • Guest lecturer (Summer 2021 & Summer 2022) at the Practice Management class at VCU School of Dentistry 

  • Academy of General Dentistry (Virginia): Leap Into Practice(R)  Mentorship Program (8 week virtual dental practice business planning course)

  • 2021 Chesapeake Conference at the Maryland State Dental Association lecturing on practice ownership through her educational platform, Leap Into Practice (R)

  • 2022 Maryland State Dental Association retreat lecturing on strategies to re-energize your office and associate contract tips/tricks through her educational platform, Leap Into Practice (R)

  • 2022 Practice Expansion & Growth Bootcamp hosted through her educational platform, Leap Into Practice(R) at the prestigious Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia.  Stay tuned for the 2023 Bootcamp


Natasha's passion is to teach through her platform, Leap Into Practice(R) where she spearheads continuing education programs and other practice growth and business advocacy programs through a unique model: Legal + Dental Practice Consulting. All In One. 


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)

  • Licensed Attorney in District of Columbia (Court of Appeals of DC)

  • 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


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