ABOUT US

Weaver Johnston Nelson

We are a Texas law firm which focuses on healthcare law, as well as corporate and general business law, with an emphasis on representing hospitals, surgery centers, free standing emergency departments, physicians, dentists and other healthcare providers.

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OUR PRACTICE

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HEALTHCARE

We regularly assist our clients in transactional matters, as well as litigation. We believe that, because the healthcare industry is so quick to evolve, it is essential to provide personalized, exceptional service to medical providers.

CORPORATE

We understand the nuances and challenges our corporate clients face in each stage of their business. From formation, ownership, operation, and management, we counsel our clients to success every step of the way.

CANNABIS

The cannabis industry, encompassing both the marijuana and hemp sectors, is one of the fastest-growing industries of the United States economy. Our team is experienced in helping cannabis businesses face the complex laws, policies and regulations of this booming industry.

Attorney Spotlight

Richard Y. Cheng

Richard Y. Cheng’s practice focuses corporate transactions, regulatory, compliance matters and administrative appeals. His healthcare law practice includes representation of post-acute care providers (e.g. nursing facilities, assisted living communities, CCRCs, home healthcare agencies, hospices, rehabilitation providers), community hospitals, management service organizations (MSOs), private equity groups & investors in healthcare, physician groups, ancillary providers (e.g. pharmacies, DME companies, labs), retail medicine providers (e.g., urgent care centers, ASCs, ERs), dental service organizations (DSOs), behavioral health, chiropractors, and veterinary practices.

Board Certifications

Health Law

Ashley E. Johnston
Joshua M. Weaver
Joseph Nelson

Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters

Rising Stars

Joshua Weaver 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2019
Ashley E. Johnston 2010 - 2012, 2014 - 2019
Joseph Nelson 2014 - 2016
Rachael Nelson Gearing 2020
Richard Cheng 2015 - 2017
Kevin P. Mitchell 2020
Vicki Wanjura 2008

Up and Coming 100

Ashley E. Johnston 2017

Up-and-Coming 50 Women

Ashley E. Johnston 2017

D Magazine

Best Lawyers in Dallas

Joshua Weaver 2016, 2018, 2020
Ashley E. Johnston 2016, 2017
Rachael Nelson Gearing 2020
Richard Cheng 2015, 2017 - 2020

Cannabis Law Report

Top 200 Cannabis Lawyers

Richard Cheng 2020