Cindy M. Perr, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel
Cindy M. Perr, Esq., is Advocare’s Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, reporting directly to President and CEO Howard Orel, M.D.
She is a core member of Advocare’s management team and responsible for all legal affairs across the company. She provides counsel and advice to the senior management team, Executive Council and Board of Managers, and contributes to strategic discussions and decision-making. She manages and leads the Legal, Compliance and Risk Management/Quality/Patient Safety Departments.
Ms. Perr’s last position was as Assistant Vice President of Legal Affairs and Deputy General Counsel for Lourdes Health System (part of Trinity Health System). As General Counsel at Lourdes, Ms. Perr was responsible for all legal matters affecting three acute care hospitals and its subsidiaries and more than 100 physician practices located in Southern and Central New Jersey. She provided legal and strategic advice to the board, the executive team, the medical staff and all department leaders.
Prior to joining Lourdes, she served as a Compliance Officer and Assistant General Counsel in a community hospital. Before becoming an in-house attorney, Ms. Perr engaged in private practice in a regional law firm where she represented acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, adult medical day care programs and physicians with respect to state and federal regulatory compliance matters, civil litigation, administrative appeals and transactional health law matters.
Ms. Perr received her law degree from Rutgers-Camden School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Douglass College. She resides in Medford, New Jersey.