Assemblyman David Orentlicher

Party: Democratic

Legislative Service

  • Nevada Assembly, 2021 (first elected November 2020)—one regular session
  • 2021 SESSION COMMITTEES: Health and Human Services; Judiciary; Revenue
  • Indiana House of Representatives, 2002-2008

Honors and Awards

  • Planned Parenthood of Indiana, Distinguished Legislative Service Award

Other Achievements

  • Harvard Law Review, Editor
  • Princeton University, Visiting DeCamp Professor of Bioethics
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Health Law Program, Director


  • American Bar Association
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Member and Past Board Member (Nevada and Indiana affiliate)
  • American Law Institute
  • American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Member and Past President
  • Nevada State Medical Association
  • State Bar of Nevada
  • United States Supreme Court Bar


  • Harvard Medical School, M.D.
  • Harvard Law School, J.D.
  • Brandeis University, B.A., Economics


Occupation: Professor, William S. Boyd School of Law
Recreation: Reading, writing, Cajun dancing
Born: Washington, D.C.
Spouse: Judy
Children: Cy, Shay