WittKieffer has been retained by Scripps Health, located in San Diego, CA, to identify the organization's next Corporate Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Board of Directors.
Founded in 1924, Scripps Health is a $3.2 billion private, nonprofit, integrated health system ranked among the top 15 health systems in the nation. The health system is comprised of four hospitals located on five campuses with a total of 1,435 beds, 15,000 employees and more than 3,000 affiliated physicians. Scripps Health has over 1.7 million visits annually at its ambulatory care network with more than 28 outpatient centers and clinics, four emergency rooms, and three urgent care centers.
Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer of Scripps Health, Chris Van Gorder, the General Counsel will serve as a legal advisor to the senior leadership team and Board of Directors. S/he will provide legal insight with respect to the strategic direction of the organization and participate in a wide range of projects. The General Counsel will oversee outside counsel and provide guidance on all legal initiatives including advising on corporate and commercial transactions, litigation, employment, regulatory matters, intellectual property and other aspects of system development and integration. The General Counsel is expected to further develop and grow the in-house legal department based on the organization's needs and anticipated growth.
The ideal candidate will be a highly engaged and visible executive with a strong health law background. Candidates should possess a law degree from an ABA accredited school of law and have membership or be eligible for membership in the California State Bar. Candidates should have a strong track record of success supporting an integrated health care delivery system.
Please direct all inquiries, nominations and applications to Mark Andrew, Werner Boel, and Keshia Harris through the WittKieffer Candidate Portal by clicking here. For additional information, please contact Keshia Harris via email at [email protected] or 678.302.1555.