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Whitney Horak

Whitney Horak is an associate 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 on 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; her practice also includes the defense of general negligence claims, catastrophic personal injury and property damage cases.  Ms. Horak is a certified professional in health care risk management (CPHRM). She has created strategic risk management tools and arbitration training programs for long-term care facilities.  Ms. Horak is a graduate of the inaugural class of the LTC Power Lawyers Program and has also served as a mentor in the program.

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.  She was recognized as “Best of the Bar” by the Memphis Business Journal.

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, a pupil in the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inns of Court, a student member of the Association of Women Attorneys, and a volunteer for Race Judicata 2011-2013.  While in law school, she received the CALI Award for Academic Excellence in Civil Procedure II, Dean’s Award for Excellence: Best Oral Advocate for Legal Methods II, Top Ten Best Oral Advocates for the In-School Mock Trial Competition of 2013 and Best Notebook for the In-School Mock Trial Competition of 2012.

Ms. Horak is licensed to practice law in Tennessee and  Mississippi. She is a member of the Memphis Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, and Defense Research Institute (DRI). 

Contact: Memphis Office
5050 Poplar Avenue, Suite 1430
Memphis, Tennessee 38157
Telephone: (901) 312-1640
Facsimile: (901) 312-1639
E-mail: whitney.horak@qpwblaw.com

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Jackson Office
232 Market Street Flowood,
Jackson Mississippi 39232
Telephone: (601) 992-7780
Facsimile: 601) 992-7784
E-mail: whitney.horak@qpwblaw.com
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Areas of Practice:

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

  • University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, J.D., cum laude  (2013) 
  • University of Memphis, B.P.S., summa cum laude (2010) 
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