Jeff Cody

Managing Partner, United States
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 214 855 8313
United States
T:+1 713 651 5657
United States
T:+1 214 855 8313
United States
T:+1 713 651 5657
Jeff Cody

Jeff Cody



Jeff Cody is managing partner of our US practice, the chair of the US management committee and is a member of the global executive committee.

Jeff, who previously served as US Chief Administrative Partner, is responsible for the firm's US operations and strategy. He represents clients in complex commercial disputes in the healthcare, financial and information technology industries.

Jeff has substantial experience in disputes involving healthcare reimbursement matters, complex stock and asset purchase and sale agreements, limited partnership agreements and information systems development projects.

He has appeared in numerous commercial arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association and FINRA. Jeff has also appeared in federal and state courts in more than 17 jurisdictions, including Texas, Oklahoma, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts and Arizona.

Professional experience

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JD, University of Houston, 1990
BA, History, University of Oklahoma, 1986

Jeff has been admitted to practice law in Texas since 1990. Jeff has been admitted to practice law in Oklahoma since 2005. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas and the United States District Court for Colorado.

  • Oklahoma State Bar
  • Texas State Bar

His recent significant cases include:

  • Successfully represented a large hospital system in obtaining a $3.5 million judgment against a third party administrator arising from a health care reimbursement dispute; judgment was affirmed by GPA Holding, Inc. v. Baylor Health Care System, 344 S.W.3d 467 (Tex.App.--Dallas, 2011, pet. denied)
  • Successfully represented a large hospital system in obtaining arbitration awards against two preferred provider networks
  • Successfully represented a hospital development company in a complex dispute involving ownership and governance of a limited liability partnership
  • Obtaining substantial monetary arbitration awards for a non-profit hospital system arising from reimbursement disputes with third-party administrators and health insurers
  • Successfully represented a large hospital system in more than sixty health care reimbursement actions against insurers, third-party administrators and PPO networks
  • Successfully represented a surgical joint venture in a fraud and breach of contract action
  • Successfully represented a Medicare Advantage Plan in a misappropriation of trade secrets action
  • Successfully represented a diagnostic instrument manufacturer in more than sixty actions pending throughout the United States
  • Successfully represented a non-profit hospital system in a complex construction arbitration
  • Obtaining a take-nothing arbitration award for a broker-dealer involving allegations of fraud, churning and unauthorized trading
  • Obtaining a take-nothing judgment for a large energy company involving allegations of fraud and breach of contract arising out of the sale of a manufacturing facility; judgment was affirmed on appeal in Trinity Industries, Inc. v. Ashland, Inc., 53 S.W.3d 852 (Tex.App.--Austin, 2001, pet. denied)
  • Obtaining a substantial monetary arbitration award for a computer consulting firm involving claims for breach of contract
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon, Inc, 2020 - 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2020 - 2021
  • Best Lawyers - Litigation – Health Care, Best Lawyers, 2022 - 2024
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Health Care Section
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Health Care Section
    • Technology Section
  • Oklahoma Bar
  • Texas Bar Fellow
  • Dallas Bar Fellow