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Ayesha Mehdi


Spencer Fane Health Care attorney Ayesha Mehdi

T 702.408.3416
F 702.408.3401

Ayesha Mehdi focuses on representing physicians, dentists, and other health care professionals, along with various health care and closely held businesses, in connection with corporate, transactional, regulatory, and licensure matters. She counsels clients on fraud and abuse; health information technology (HIT) and compliance, including the Stark II physician self-referral law, the Medicare/Medicaid anti-kickback statute, corporate practice and fee-splitting restrictions; antitrust; health information privacy and security (HIPAA and HITECH Act); and health care reimbursement. She is a member of the physician organizations group of the American Health Law Association, the Health Care Compliance Association, the American Bar Association’s health and business law sections, and the State Bar of Nevada’s insurance and health law section.

Ayesha also represents pharmacies, wholesalers, PSAOs, and pharmacy alliances regarding license issues, Nevada state pharmacy laws, Board of Pharmacy issues, and state DEA issues. She is the Vice Chair of the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Fraud and Compliance interest group and active American Health Law Association Member, which selected her to its Leadership Development Program in 2019.

Prior to entering private practice, Ayesha served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Gloria Sturman in the Eighth Judicial District Court. Currently, she serves on the University of Kansas School of Law’s Board of Governors.

Presentations and Publications


  • American Health Law Association, Physician Organizations Practice Group
    • Leadership Development Program for the Fraud and Abuse Practice Group (2019-2020)
  • American Bar Association, Health and Business Law Sections
    • Coordinating Committee on Diversity Vice-Chair
    • Healthcare Fraud and Compliance Interest Group Vice Chair
  • State Bar of Nevada, Insurance and Health Law Section
  • Clark County Bar Association


  • Vegas Inc 2020 Top Lawyers – Up and Coming
  • Vegas Magazine Power Players 2020
  • Women Who Wow: Real Women of Substance, Real Vegas Magazine, 2020
  • MANAO Asian Women of Inspiration Award, 2020
  • Adjunct Faculty, Department of Health Care Administration and Policy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 2010-2012
  • Senior Staff Articles Editor, Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • Recipient, William R. Scott Scholarship
  • Health Law Moot Court, Southern Illinois University School of Law

Contact Ayesha Mehdi at 702.408.3416 or amehdi@spencerfane.com.