Fred Jacobs joined RWJ Hamilton in 2011. As senior vice president and general counsel, Mr. Jacobs oversees the compliance department and manages the hospital's legal department, which directs all legal issues related to contracts, corporate governance and regulatory affairs. Mr. Jacobs also has oversight of Lakeview Child Center.
Prior to joining RWJ Hamilton, Mr. Jacobs was general counsel for the New Jersey Hospital Association. He previously served as a general partner in the law firm Hodgson Russ in New York City where he chaired the health and governance relations groups, and has extensive background working in the public sector, having served as the chief counsel to the speaker of the New York Assembly.