Christy D. Jordan, R.N., J.D.
Cheif Operating Officer, General Counsel/Government Relations
Christy D. Jordan joined Southeast Georgia Health System in early 2012
as staff attorney; her title and responsibilities changed to assistant
general counsel and director, Risk Management, in August 2012. Ms. Jordan
was promoted to Vice President, General Counsel/Government Relations in
2014. As general counsel, she provides legal services to Health System
management and its Boards, and oversees the Legal, Compliance, Risk Management,
Quality and Patient Experience departments.
Prior to joining the Health System, Ms. Jordan was in private practice
for eight years with nationally recognized health law practices, most
recently with Arnall, Golden Gregory LLP in Atlanta. Ms. Jordan has represented
hospitals and health systems, hospice and long-term care providers, home
health agencies, durable medical equipment suppliers, physician groups,
private investors and other institutions that invest in or support the
health care industry. Ms. Jordan is also licensed as a registered nurse,
a background that gives her a unique perspective and understanding of
health care legal issues.
In 2014, Ms. Jordan was one of eight lawyers nationwide to be selected
to participate in the 2014-2015 Leadership Development Program for the
Hospital and Health Systems Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers
Ms. Jordan graduated
summa cum laude from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree
in nursing and earned her law degree
magna cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law. She is a member of the State
Bar of Georgia, the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, the American
Health Lawyers Association. She currently serves as secretary of the Hospice
of the Golden Isles Board of Directors and is a frequent speaker to community
and legal groups on health care legal issues.