Jon R. (Jay)

Harris, Jr.

Atlanta, Georgia

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Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2002

Chair of the Board of Trustees 2006-2008


Jay Harris is a partner in King & Spalding's Corporate Practice Group in Atlanta. Jay's practice focuses primarily on transactions in the healthcare industry, including mergers and acquisitions, and on the formation of new entities and structures for the delivery of healthcare services. He represents healthcare providers, investors and other organizations in a variety of transactions.


Jay has been selected as a 2017 Lawyer of the Year - Healthcare by The Best Lawyers in America, and listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500, 2016. He has also been recognized by Nightingale's Healthcare News as one of its Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers.


He was appointed to the Foundation's National Advisory Board in 1998 and served for four years before joining the Board of Trustees.


Jay received his BA magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, his MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, and his JD from Vanderbilt University Law School.

Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2002

Chair of the Board of Trustees 2006-2008


Jay Harris is a partner in King & Spalding's Corporate Practice Group in Atlanta. Jay's practice focuses primarily on transactions in the healthcare industry, including mergers and acquisitions, and on the formation of new entities and structures for the delivery of healthcare services. He represents healthcare providers, investors and other organizations in a variety of transactions.


Jay has been selected as a 2017 Lawyer of the Year - Healthcare by The Best Lawyers in America, and listed as a Leading Individual by Legal 500, 2016. He has also been recognized by Nightingale's Healthcare News as one of its Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers.


He was appointed to the Foundation's National Advisory Board in 1998 and served for four years before joining the Board of Trustees.


Jay received his BA magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, his MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University, and his JD from Vanderbilt University Law School.