Fred Jacobs is an executive vice president and strategic general counsel with expertise in chief legal and executive level corporate and governmental practice. Prior to joining CarePoint Health, he represented health systems and hospitals, including academic medical centers. He has 16+ years of experience in other corporate entities and is skilled in arbitration and mediation for health disputes, complex transactions, business strategies, corporate governance, regulatory and compliance issues, and health care policy and legislation.
Mr. Jacobs, a graduate of Yale Law School, has a deep knowledge of regulatory issues, and served as a law firm partner and corporate counsel. He is proficient in law office management, litigation and risk management. He previously served as lead in-house counsel and key legal adviser for 11 acute-care hospital members at RWJ Barnabas Health and provided legal service for three of four hospitals at RWJ Health Systems.