Christine Kocot McCoy, JD, is the Senior Vice President, Legal Services and Deputy General Counsel for Ascension. In this role she is responsible for leading Legal Services for Ascension and its subsidiary organizations. As Deputy General Counsel, Chris 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. Chris also serves as Ascension’s Litigation Department Chair with responsibility for leading and directing litigation strategies for the enterprise.