Jackie Garman
Vice President, Legal Counsel

Jackie Garman oversees and coordinates the association’s legal representation on litigation critical to the hospital industry and assists with evaluating the legal impact of legislation and regulations on hospitals. She also assists in developing legislative and regulatory language, coordinates external counsel on litigation involving CHA and interacts with member hospitals on a variety of issues.

Jackie most recently served as general counsel for Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland from 2006-14 (now UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland), where her duties included providing legal and risk management advice for operations; acting as legal adviser to senior management and the board of directors; overseeing litigation and contract review; and directing the organization’s insurance program. Prior to joining Children’s Hospital, she was a partner at the San Francisco law firm of Hanson Bridgett, where she specialized in civil litigation with an emphasis on medical staff credentialing and peer review disputes.

Jackie received a juris doctor degree from Stanford Law School after receiving a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in English from Washington State University.

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