Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
Amy Yeager serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Children’s Health, joining the Senior Leadership Team at Children’s Health in February 2019. In her role, Amy oversees the strategy and direction for legal services at Children’s Health.
Her background includes extensive legal experience with Dallas area hospitals, health care systems, and physician practices. Prior to assuming her position at Children’s Health, Amy spent 12 years at Baylor Scott & White Health overseeing the legal department for the North Texas division. While at Baylor Scott & White Health, she managed legal aspects of multiple high-profile real estate matters, intellectual property matters, systemwide rebranding initiatives, and the merger of Baylor Health Care System and Scott & White Healthcare.
Prior to joining healthcare organizations, Amy was a partner at the law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP (now Foley Gardere), specializing in healthcare. Her career in healthcare began when working for what is now Tenet Healthcare, and the law firm Cooper Glasgow Kupchynsky & Kittelson.
Amy was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1993, and is a member of the Dallas Bar Association. She proudly serves her Dallas community as a board member in various organizations. Amy has been practicing law since 1993 in the Dallas area. The Dallas native holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate degree from Baylor University and a Juris Doctor degree from SMU Dedman School of Law.