The Terry Law Firm, Ltd. (“TLF”) was founded by Tim Terry after a 17-year career in the Nevada Attorney General’s Office in which he served as the Director of the Nevada Medicaid Fraud Control Unit prosecuting fraudulent health care providers.  In 1999, Tim was instrumental in the passage of the Nevada False Claims Act and since that time has been involved in over 150 qui tam actions filed under the Nevada and/or Federal False Claims Acts.  He served as lead counsel for the State of Nevada in the groundbreaking case of Nevada ex rel Steinke v. Merck that resulted in a nationwide settlement in which Merck paid $400 million to state Medicaid programs across the country.

As a past president and member of the National Association of Medicaid Fraud Control Units, Tim worked with state and federal law enforcement officials across the country in combating fraud in both the Medicaid and Medicare programs.  He served as a state team negotiator in multiple investigations and cases which have resulted in recoveries to taxpayers in excess of $1 billion, including settlements with Bayer, Columbia Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Merck and Tenet Healthcare.

Tim’s legal career began in 1978 as a law clerk to Nevada Supreme Court Justice Gordon Thompson.  From 1979 – 1981 he served as the Deputy Supervising Staff Attorney for the Nevada Supreme Court and thereafter spent 10 years in private practice in Carson City. You can access his Nevada State Bar Bibliographical Form HERE.


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In their spare time, Tim and his wife, Laurel, enjoy hiking with their dogs in the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, community service and travel.  They are also avid fans of the Oakland Athletics and San Jose Sharks.