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Christine Kocot McCoy, JD Senior Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel, Ascension Health

Christine Kocot McCoy is the Senior Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel for Ascension Health. In this role she is responsible for leading Ascension Health Legal Services and Risk Management. As General Counsel, she provides legal counsel to the organization, Board of Trustees and executive management. She leads affiliation initiatives; assists with business development activities; and manages outside legal relationships on behalf of Ascension Health. In Risk Management, Ms. McCoy is responsible for leading the associate health and safety, claims management, insurance, and loss prevention programs for Ascension Health and its Health Ministries. She was previously Vice President, Risk Management for Ascension Health.

Ms. McCoy came to Ascension Health from the law firm of Armstrong Teasdale, LLP. As Partner, she focused her practice in the areas of medical malpractice and employment litigation. She represented hospitals and physicians in malpractice matters in Missouri and Illinois state and federal courts. Also, she represented management in employment and labor-related matters before federal and state courts and local agencies in Missouri, Illinois, and Washington, D.C.

Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Ms. McCoy served as an Assistant Attorney General acting as Associate General Counsel for the Missouri Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards.

Ms. McCoy holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. She went on to obtain her juris doctorate at Saint Louis University School of Law in St. Louis. She is a licensed member of the Missouri and Illinois bar associations and is a member of the Metropolitan St. Louis Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the St. Louis Association of Risk Managers. She was recognized in the St. Louis Business Journal as one of the area’s “Most Influential Business Women” in August 2007.

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