Imad Abdullah has been named chief legal officer of Regional One Health.

Regional One Health has named Imad Abdullah chief legal officer. Abdullah joined Regional One Health in 2014. As the principal attorney and general counsel for the health system, he is responsible for managing all aspects of legal affairs and risk management.

Prior to joining Regional One Health, Abdullah was a Shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash & Smoak and spent nearly a decade at Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, handling civil cases in the areas of health care, employment and commercial litigation.

Abdullah earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School and his B.A., also from the University of Minnesota. Imad is active in the Memphis community, serving on the board of Bodine School, which specializes in educating and remediating dyslexic leaners, and he previously served on the board of Pleasant View School.

Abdullah is also active in a number of professional organizations including the Western District of Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility; past president of the Ben F. Jones Chapter of the National Bar Association; past chair of the Memphis Bar Association Employment Law Section, and past chair of the Society of Human Resources (SHRM) – Memphis Legal/Legislative Committee.