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GC Goes to Work for Firm That “Saved” Her Daughter’s Life
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Via Fulton County Daily Report, the story of a lawyer who has gone to work for the company she says saved her daughter’s life:

Her education, work experience and life uniquely prepared Leslie R. Jones for the job she took in October as senior vice president and general counsel of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a network of hospitals…

“Everything I’ve done in my professional life has led up to working at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta,” said Jones, listing the points on her résumé when she worked as a GC for various health care companies dealing in technology, software, intellectual property, managed care, behavioral health and disease prevention.


But it was something in her personal life that led her to become intimately acquainted with Children’s Healthcare. “In 2002, they saved my daughter’s life,” she said.

Her daughter — then 14 and the oldest of her three children — fell off a retaining wall while playing with friends. It was a 4-foot drop and she hit her head.

“She had a traumatic brain injury. When they took her into the operating room, they said she was more dead than alive,” Jones recalled, crediting the work of a neurosurgery team led by Dr. Andrew Reisner with saving her daughter. “They brought her back from the brink…”

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