Jaburg Wilk

Douglas Guffey



Phone: Work602-248-1039


Jaburg Wilk
Work 3200 N. Central Avenue Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ   85012

Assistant: Hanna Stevens

Assistant Phone: 602-248-1014

Doug's Practice Areas
  • Healthcare
  • Complex Dispute Resolution
  • Business Law
  • Contract Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Property Law
  • Construction Law
  • Partnership Law

Doug has represented banks and businesses of all kinds, from international mining companies, airlines, and commercial banks to high tech start-ups and professional service firms for more than 40 years.

 Since 1994, he has focused his practice on the health care industry, supporting medical professionals in matters of regulatory compliance (including Medicare “incident to” billing, Stark, Anti-Kickback, and HIPAA), licensure, professional employment, group organization and management, and strategic alignment with hospital systems, health maintenance organizations, and accountable care organizations. 

Doug has advised “from concept to commissioning” in the development of radiation treatment centers, endoscopy centers, imaging centers, home health and hospice service providers, recovery care centers, cardiac catheterization laboratories, and ambulatory surgery centers. 

He has drafted and reviewed hundreds of physician employment and independent contractor agreements, and drafted, defended, and defeated covenants intended to restrain the ability of a physician to practice in competition with a former employer. Doug has advised medical billing services, credentialing services, and practice management services. He is an experienced, value-adding, and cost-effective advisor for the business of medicine.

Doug has been an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating an attorney can receive since 2003. He has been listed in the Phoenix Business Journal’s Best of the Bar in Health law and has been listed in the Bar Registers Preeminent Attorneys for Health law.

Associations and Memberships
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers' Association
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Harvard Business School Health Industry Alumni Association
  • Point Financial Venture Leasing Fund, Advisory Board Member (2008-2010)
  • NOAH (Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health), Board of Directors, 2019 
Court Admissions 
  • Arizona, 1978
Awards and Recognition
  • Listed in 2008-Present Bar Registers of Preeminent Attorneys (Health Law)
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV rating (2003-Present)
  • Listed in 2003 Business Journal Best of the Bar (Health Law)
  • U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal for period of service 1979-1982
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1978
  • M.B.A., Harvard Business School, 1978
  • B.S., summa cum laude, Arizona State University, 1974

2016 Best Law Firms by U.S. News 2015 Best Law Firms by U.S. News 2014 Best Law Firms by U.S. News 2013 Best Law Firms by U.S. News Listed in Best Lawyers: The World's Premier Guide 2013 Winner: Best of Our Valley, AzFoothills.com