Meet The Team

Ali Oromchian

Mr. Oromchian is one of the nation’s leading legal authorities on topics relevant to dentists. Since its creation, the Dental and Medical Counsel PC law firm has been regarded as one of the pre-eminent health care law firms devoted exclusively to health care professionals. His clients seek his advice on dental and medical practice transitions, creation of corporations and partnerships, associate contracts, estate planning, employment law matters, office leasing and state board defense.Additionally, as a respected dental lawyer he is a frequent speaker on topics such as employment law, practice transitions, negotiations strategies, contract and estate planning throughout North America. Ali Oromchian has spoken for the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Hawaii Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontics, California Society of Pediatric Dentistry, NVision, Vision Source and countless other state and local dental, medical, optometric societies.He is a graduate of the University of California at Davis, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Political Science and Rhetoric & Communications. Mr. Oromchian then attended the University of California, Davis School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor. During law school, Mr. Oromchian was the Editor-in-Chief of the Business Law Journal and also worked for the Honorable Connie Callahan at the California Court of Appeals for the Third District. Upon graduation, he attended The George Washington University Law School where he received an LL.M. with Honors.Mr. Oromchian is a member of the California and District of Columbia Bar.

Penny Terry

Penny Terry is a Paralegal with Dental & Medical Counsel, PC. She is a graduate of UC Davis and received her paralegal certification from Cal State East Bay, an ABA-approved paralegal program. Since joining the firm in 2010, she has provided litigation and transactional support to the firm’s attorneys from intake to conclusion. With an eye for detail and desire to provide top notch service, she has proved invaluable to both the firm and its clients. Her experience includes the areas of employment law, business law, and civil litigation. She is passionate about her job and the success of the firm’s clients. In addition to her paralegal duties, she manages the growing practice and handles the firm’s billing. In her free time, she enjoys family time, photography, hiking, and road trips.

Mukesh Advani

Mukesh Advani is Of Counsel to Dental & Medical Counsel, PC and practices in the areas of general civil litigation with particular emphasis on employment litigation, insurance coverage disputes and “bad faith” litigation for policyholders and appellate law.Mukesh is a highly experienced and skilled civil litigation and appellate attorney. He is a passionate advocate for his clients with a track record of obtaining exceptional results for his clients. In his three decades of law practice, Mukesh has represented many institutional, including Fortune 500 companies, and individual clients in several hundred cases in both Federal and State trial and appellate courts. He has been lead counsel in more than 100 appellate matters in California appellate courts and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mukesh has many published appellate decisions to his credit, including two landmark cases decided by the California Supreme Court. Mukesh has presented oral arguments to almost all the appellate Courts in California, including the California Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal. The substantive areas in which Mukesh has practiced include employment litigation, insurance coverage and “bad faith” litigation, business litigation, commercial litigation, partnership disputes, personal injury litigation, real estate litigation and tort litigation.Mukesh is a member of the State Bar of California, Contra Costa Bar Association, Asian American Bar Association and South Asian Bar Association. Mukesh is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeal, United States District Courts for Northern, Southern, Eastern and Central Districts of California.Mukesh is a member of Robert G. McGrath Inn of Court and Earl Warren American Inn of Court.

Sheida Vakili

Ms. Vakili is an attorney with Dental & Medical Counsel, PC and practices in the areas of corporate, finance and real estate law, with particular emphasis on practice transitions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and equity and debt financings in health care. She assists clients with the acquisition of or investment in physician and dental practices, veterinary practices, optometrist practices, medical groups, healthcare management service companies, and medical office buildings.Ms. Vakili has completed multiple complex health care acquisition and sale transactions relating to for-profit healthcare organizations, joint ventures, and limited liability companies. She also routinely advises clients in the acquisition, sale, and leasing of commercial real estate.Ms. Vakili is a graduate of the University of San Diego, where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. She then attended the University of Santa Clara School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor, and the University of Santa Clara Leavey School of Business where she received her Master of Business Administration.Ms. Vakili is a member of the California and the New York Bar, and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.

Blake A. Heal

Blake Heal is the receptionist, administrative, and marketing assistant for Dental & Medical Counsel, PC. His roles include scheduling appointments, handling all communication with clients, managing travel arrangements, and assisting the office with the attorneys needs.The marketing duties consist of managing the social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google, and updating the official website of Dental & Medical Counsel, PC. He promotes upcoming events for Ali Oromchian which includes his speaking events and seminars for Dental and Medical Counsel, PC.Hobbies outside of the office include skydiving, fashion photography, graphic design, and the study of skincare, nutrition, and chemistry.


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