Chief Legal Officer of LCMC Health
Jody Martin is the Chief Legal Officer for LCMC Health, serving as the system’s primary legal advisor. In this capacity, Martin oversees all legal matters for the system and serves as the primary legal advisor to the LCMC Health leadership team, the Board of Trustees, and its five member hospitals. He manages the system’s legal, compliance, and risk management functions, and advises on a multitude of legal matters. Martin has extensive experience in the complex healthcare and legal environments, most recently serving as Regional General Counsel for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) in Baton Rouge. While there, he was responsible for all legal needs for three of the five FMOLHS hospitals. This included comprehensive legal work for the hospitals and their affiliated physician groups and ancillary ventures in all areas including acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations, regulatory compliance, HIPAA, employment issues, medical staff matters, patient care issues, physician agreements, Cooperative Endeavor Agreement issues, graduate medical education, 340B pharmacy program, provider-based analysis, and real estate transactions. Martin holds a Juris Doctorate from Mississippi College School of Law and an LLM in Taxation from the University Of Florida College Of Law.