James F.

Owens

Los Angeles, California

Image-empty-state.png
Image-empty-state.png
Image-empty-state.png

Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2010


Jim Owens is a partner in the Health Law Advisory Group at McDermott Will & Emery in Los Angeles where he serves as counsel to a variety of nonprofit and for-profit health care businesses, with a focus on transactional and regulatory advice. Jim's clients include multi-facility health systems, academic and community hospitals, county medical centers, healthcare districts, children?s hospitals, medical foundation clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, dialysis centers, health plans, physician and dentistry practice management companies, and large medical groups.


Jim has been heavily involved in law firm recruiting and attorney development his entire legal career. Most recently, he served as Global Chair of Attorney Development at another large AmLaw 100 firm for approximately eight years. In that role, Jim oversaw talent management strategy including competency modeling, performance management, training and development, orientation and integration, and career coaching. He is also a former hiring partner and is listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business and the Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law.


He was appointed to the Foundation's National Advisory Board in 2005 and served for five years before joining the Board of Trustees.  


Jim received his BA from Emory University and his JD from Stetson University College of Law.

Member of the Board of Trustees Since July 2010


Jim Owens is a partner in the Health Law Advisory Group at McDermott Will & Emery in Los Angeles where he serves as counsel to a variety of nonprofit and for-profit health care businesses, with a focus on transactional and regulatory advice. Jim's clients include multi-facility health systems, academic and community hospitals, county medical centers, healthcare districts, children?s hospitals, medical foundation clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, dialysis centers, health plans, physician and dentistry practice management companies, and large medical groups.


Jim has been heavily involved in law firm recruiting and attorney development his entire legal career. Most recently, he served as Global Chair of Attorney Development at another large AmLaw 100 firm for approximately eight years. In that role, Jim oversaw talent management strategy including competency modeling, performance management, training and development, orientation and integration, and career coaching. He is also a former hiring partner and is listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business and the Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law.


He was appointed to the Foundation's National Advisory Board in 2005 and served for five years before joining the Board of Trustees.  


Jim received his BA from Emory University and his JD from Stetson University College of Law.