Lox Legal PLLC

Patrick Welsh


Lox Legal PLLC

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Patrick is an administrative law judge for the State of Arizona, authorized to practice privately on corporate law, healthcare law, and contracts. He has heard and decided countless cases involving employment, contract, and benefits disputes between the State, companies, and employees. In private practice, Patrick helps LLCs, corporations, and employees navigate state and federal regulations, negotiate their contracts, and grow their businesses.

Prior to becoming a judge, Patrick was chief legal officer of a nationwide healthcare company where he specialized in transactions between facilities and healthcare practitioners. He is highly experienced in HIPAA compliance, corporate practice of medicine regulations, Stark Law, False Claims Act, anti-kickback statutes, Board of Medicine guidelines, medical malpractice issues for hospitals, and physician and nurse credentialing.

Patrick attended Indiana University, Bloomington, one of the premier law schools in the country, where he graduated cum laude and served as managing editor of the Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design. He earned the CALI Award, won the 2017 Stewart Fellowship in international civil practice, and made Dean's List many times.

Patrick holds a master's from Boston University. He worked for the U.S. Department of State and Spain's Ministerio de asuntos exeriores (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) before going to law school.

Patrick is a polyglot. He speaks Spanish, French, Catalan, Greek, and hopes to learn Mandarin Chinese or Japanese one day.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Business Law Business Arbitration, Business Associations Law, Business Cooperatives, Business Crimes, Business Development, Business Dissolutions, Business Enterprises, Business Estate Planning, Business Formation, Business Fraud, Business Litigation, Business Mediation, Business Organization, Business Planning, Business Regulation, Business Reorganization, Business Start-Ups, Business Succession Planning, Business Successions, Business Syndication, Business Taxation, Business Torts, Business Transactions, Business Transfers, Business Trusts, Business Valuation, Buy-Sell Agreements, Buying and Selling of Businesses, Closely Held Business Estate Planning, Closely Held Business Law, Closely Held Business Taxation, Complex Business Litigation, Cooperative Taxation, Emerging Business Law, Emerging Growth Companies, Entrepreneurial Business Law, Family Business Law, Family Business Mediation, Family Business Successions, International Business Law, International Joint Ventures, Joint Ventures, Limited Liability Company Law, Minority Business Law, Pass-Through Entities, Private Business Law, Privatization, Professional Practices, Small Business Law, Sole Proprietorships, Strategic Alliances, Trade and Professional Associations, Trade Association Law
Contracts Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts, Contract Fraud, Contract Litigation, International Commercial Contracts, International Contracts
Corporate Law Closely Held Corporations, Corporate Banking Law, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Control Contests, Corporate Criminal Law, Corporate Dissolutions, Corporate Ethics, Corporate Fiduciary Law, Corporate Finance, Corporate Formation, Corporate Governance, Corporate Income Tax, Corporate Insurance, Corporate Insurance Defense, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Organization, Corporate Partnerships, Corporate Planning, Corporate Real Estate, Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Successions, Corporate Tax Controversies, Corporate Tax Planning, Corporate Taxation, Corporate Trusts, Corporate Workouts, Family Corporations, Foreign Sales Corporations, Hostile Takeovers, Incorporation, International Corporate Finance, International Corporate Law, International Corporate Taxation, Nonprofit Corporations, Offshore Corporations, Professional Corporations, Proxy Contests, Public Corporations, S Corporations, Small Business Corporations, Takeovers, Tender Offers, Transfer Pricing
Health Care Alternative Health Care Delivery, Systems, Bioethics, Certificates of Need, Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Government Health Care Contracts, Health Care Administration, Health Care Bankruptcy, Health Care Compliance, Health Care Contracts, Health Care Corporate Law, Health Care Facility Licensing, Health Care Facility Regulation, Health Care Finance, Health Care Fraud, Health Care Insolvency, Health Care Legislation, Health Care Liability, Health Care Licensing, Health Care Litigation, Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions, Health Care Privacy, Health Care Reform, Health Care Regulation, Health Care Reimbursement, Health Care Taxation, Health Information Technology, Health Insurance, Health Insurance Coverage, Health Insurance Defense, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Ac, Health Insurance Trusts, Health Law, Health Maintenance Organizations, Home Health Care, Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems, Long Term Care, Managed Care, Managed Care Contracts, Managed Care Liability, Medical Antitrust, Medical Collections, Medical Ethics, Medical Law, Mental Health Law, Nurses Licensing, Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect, Nursing Home Liability, Nursing Home Litigation, Nursing Home Negligence, Nursing Home Regulation, Nursing Law, Patients Rights, Pharmacy Law, Physician Practices, Physicians Contracts, Physicians Licensing, Public Health Law, Telemedicine
Hospital Law Emergency Medical Services Law, Hospital Administration, Hospital Collections, Hospital Liability, Hospital Liability Defense, Hospital Negligence, Hospital Peer Review, Hospital Premises Liability, Hospital Privilege, Hospital Risk Management, Hospital Security, Medical Staff Contracts, Medical Staff Credentialing
Trademarks Counterfeiting, International Trademarks, Internet Trademarks, Lanham Act, Service Marks, Trade Dress, Trade Names, Trademark Arbitration, Trademark Infringement, Trademark Licensing, Trademark Litigation, Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Protection, Trademark Registration


  • Federal
  • Arizona

Employment History

  • Administrative Law Judge | State of Arizona


    Decide legal disputes between companies and employees or the State and unemployed persons.

  • Owner | Lox Legal PLLC


    Authorized private practice in addition to role as judge.

  • General Counsel | Healthcare Company


    Negotiate and execute hundreds of contracts between healthcare facilities and practitioners. Review HIPAA Business Associate Agreements. Design corporate structure and monitor corporate compliance.


  • J.D., cum laude | Indiana University, Bloomington - Maurer School of Law


    2017 Winner of the Stewart Fellowship
    CALI Award Winner
    Managing Editor of the Indiana Journal of Constitutional Design
    Affiliate of the Center for Constitutional Democracy
    Dean's List (multiple)

  • M.A. | Boston University


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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County

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