Jody Martin, LCMC Health’s Chief Legal Officer, has been named to the Class of 2021 “Leadership in Law” by CityBusiness.
Jody is the system’s primary legal advisor, providing counsel to LCMC Health’s six-member hospitals while also serving as legal advocate for LCMC Health’s leadership team and the Board of Trustees. As he manages the many legal situations that arise in any business – such as compliance issues and risk management functions – Jody successfully articulates the system’s position, while helping to ensure that the entire LCMC Health team remains committed to its mission of quality healthcare and clinical excellence.
“Like his medical counterparts in the LCMC Health system, Jody is committed to LCMC Health’s mission of health, care, and education beyond extraordinary,” said Greg Feirn, CEO, LCMC Health. “Jody brings extensive knowledge and an approachable ease to his vital role and is well respected among his peers.”
Jody was instrumental in the negotiations and strategic planning to add East Jefferson General Hospital to our family of hospitals, preserving healthcare for the East Bank of Jefferson Parish.
Jody obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson, Mississippi, and the the more advanced degree of LLM in Taxation from the University of Florida College of Law. P prior to his role for the LCMC family of hospitals, Jody was Regional General Counsel for the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) in Baton Rouge and, before ultimately settling in Louisiana, Jody spent several years in Birmingham, Alabama, where he served as Deputy General Counsel for Surgical Care Affiliates and Tax Counsel for HealthSouth Corporation.