Vice Chair - Earl Barnes, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at OhioHealth Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Earl J. Barnes II, Senior Vice President and General Counsel at OhioHealth Corporation, Chicago, Illinois
Earl J. Barnes, II is the Senior Vice President and General Counsel at OhioHealth Corporation (OhioHealth).
is responsible for the legal, risk and insurance operations of OhioHealth
Prior to joining OhioHealth, he was Vice President and General Counsel at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Barnes also previously served as Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel at Rockford Health System and he was a partner in the Chicago office of Gardner Carton & Douglas, which is now Drinker, Biddle & Reath.
While in private practice, Mr. Barnes'
practice was focused on the general representation of health care and other institutions.
This representation included large health systems, insurance companies, managed care organizations, physician groups, home health agencies, long-term care and assisted living facilities, health maintenance organizations and various other health care entities.
has written and spoken on issues involving corporate transactions and regulatory matters, which impact business structures.
Mr. Barnes is a member of the Boards of Trustees of Lake Forest College, the Minority In-House Counsel Association, Just the Beginning - A Pipeline Organization and Lake Forest Country Day School, respectively.
Mr. Barnes is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.
He received his undergraduate degree in History from Lake Forest College.
is admitted to corporate practice in Ohio, as well as admitted to practice law in Illinois.