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 healthcare 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 Bar and Bar of District Columbia.
Jonathan has been practicing law for 18 years, with the last two years being spent at Dental & Medical Counsel, PC, where he manages the firm's litigation practice including cases in state court, federal court, bankruptcy court, appellate court, and administrative forums. Jonathan is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy. Upon completing his undergraduate studies, he attended New York University School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctor.
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.
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.
Melissa is the lead litigation paralegal at Dental & Medical Counsel, PC. She supports the firm’s attorneys in connection with civil litigation in state and federal trial courts, appellate courts, administrative proceedings, binding arbitrations, and with pre-litigation dispute resolution. Melissa has extensive experience in the areas of employment law, court rules, and discovery. Melissa works closely with our attorneys and clients to help both achieve the most successful outcome possible for our clients.
Having worked in several front office positions in the dental industry prior to joining our firm, Melissa has a broad knowledge of dental office administration and procedures, and is able to understand the needs of our clients in running successful practices.
Melissa graduated from John F. Kennedy University (JFKU) where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors in Legal Studies and completed the American Bar Association (ABA) accredited paralegal program. She was inducted into the national paralegal honor society, Lambda Epsilon Chi in 2016.
She is also a member of the Mount Diablo Legal Professionals Association. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys outdoor recreation, traveling, and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Lindsay is the Marketing Coordinator with Dental & Medical Counsel, PC. She graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a double-major in Film & Digital Media and History and from San Francisco State University, where she received her certificate in Integrated Marketing. Prior to joining this law firm, she did marketing for a pediatric dental practice and an orthodontic practice. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, traveling, watching her beloved sports teams, trying out new restaurants, exploring the Bay Area, and spending quality time with her friends and family.