Business & Consulting

Judge Whiting provides a full range of strategic legal representation, counsel, and business consulting to all sizes of businesses in a variety of industries. He advises ownership and senior management on: corporate formation and structure; growth and capitalization issues; and business-oriented solutions for operational, administrative, and compliance matters. He also enhances client operations by identifying and capitalizing on existing and potential opportunities, strengthening existing relationships, and strategically cultivating new relationships. When business disputes cannot be resolved by negotiation, Judge Whiting provides aggressive representation in litigation, mediation, and arbitration.

Judge Whiting has assumed the responsibilities of a general counsel when clients desire representation intimately familiar with their business operations or industry. As a former hospital general counsel, Judge Whiting understands a client's perspective, and is familiar with the challenges faced by risk management professionals.

  • Abu Dhabi Judicial Department of the United Arab Emeritus. Judge Whiting is a consultant for the ADJD, where he serves as an appellate court judge and a judicial/law professor training judges and attorneys.
  • Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. While “on loan” from his partnership at an international law firm, Judge Whiting served as counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives during the 89th Illinois General assembly, providing legal advice and technical review of proposed legislation.
  • A clinical research management company contracting with more than 400 hospitals, medical centers, and physician group practices worldwide to offer outsourcing solutions for clinical trials conducted by pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.
  • A pioneering and innovative software company offering sophisticated voting software technology placing all relevant voter information at the immediate disposal of voting officials. Judge Whiting assisted the company with raising capital and provided access to several government agency decision makers.
  • Mercy Hospital. Serving as general counsel Judge Whiting was responsible for a $2 million legal budget and all legal matters for the hospital including: advising on medical staff organization; governance; peer review; employment matters; contract negotiation; risk management; and internal investigations.
  • Yates Enterprises, a company comprised of Yates Hair Science and Yates Metal Detectors. Judge Whiting is responsible for all corporate, regulatory, and litigation matters.


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