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Whitney Horak

Partner

Memphis Office

5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1430

Memphis, Tennessee 38157

Telephone: (901) 312-1640

Facsimile: (901) 312-1639

E-mail: whitney.horak@qpwblaw.com

2506 Lakeland Drive, Suite 500

Flowood,, Mississippi 39232

Telephone: (601) 968-8571

Facsimile: (601) 968-8574

E-mail: whitney.horak@qpwblaw.com

Whitney Horak is a partner in the Memphis, Tennessee office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., and also practices from the firm's Jackson, Mississippi office.  She focuses her practice and has extensive experience in the representation of physicians, hospitals and long-term care providers in medical malpractice matters involving claims of abuse and neglect, negligence, violation of resident's rights, wrongful death and breach of contract. Ms. Horak's practice also involves the defense of general negligence claims, catastrophic personal injury and property damage cases.

Prior to joining QPWB, she was an associate attorney at a regional law firm where she represented long term care facilities in general negligence and healthcare liability claims.

Ms. Horak received her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in May 2013 and Bachelor of Professional Studies summa cum laude from the University of Memphis with a major in paralegal studies.  She served as a notes editor for the University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 43.

Ms. Horak is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and Mississippi and is admitted in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Tennessee.

Professional Affiliations

Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member

  • DRI Senior Living and Long Term Care Litigation Seminar 2022, Marketing Committee Co-Chair
  • DRI Senior Living and Long Term Care Litigation Seminar, 2020-21, Networking Chair

Memphis Bar Association, Member

Tennessee Bar Association, Member

Unpublished Cases

Est. of Blankenship v. Bradley Healthcare & Rehab. Ctr., No. E202100714COAR10CV, 2022 WL 951256 (Tenn. Ct. App. Mar. 30, 2022)

Owen v. Grinspun, No. M202100681COAR3CV, 2022 WL 1652925 (Tenn. Ct. App. May 25, 2022)

RELATED ARTICLES 

Tennessee Court of Appeals Dismisses Wrongful Death Case Governed by Healthcare Liability Act

QPWB Memphis Trial Attorneys Get Binding Arbitration Award for Skilled Nursing Facility

Areas of Practice

  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Nursing Home Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Hospitals/Acute Care Facilities
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Homes
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability

Education

University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., cum laude (2013)

University of Memphis, B.P.S., summa cum laude (2010)

Bar Admissions

Tennessee

Mississippi

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