Ben Fordham, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary

Ben Fordham was named Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary in April 2017. Fordham joined the Company as Vice President and Senior Litigation Counsel in 2007 with 29 years of private practice experience in litigation, mergers/acquisitions, general business and health law. In January 2011, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel, and in January 2015, he was promoted to Senior Vice President and Chief Litigation Counsel. Fordham received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Duke University, where he graduated in three and one-half years while attending on a football scholarship, and his law degree from Vanderbilt University where he was a Patrick Wilson Merit Scholar.