Interim Chief Legal Officer, Providence Health 

John Whipple is the Interim Chief Legal Officer for Providence. He joined the Department of Legal Affairs in July 1999 and was previously an associate at the law firm of Latham & Watkins, where he specialized in health care related transactional and regulatory matters. John received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1995 (cum laude), and graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a degree in Political Science in 1992 (cum laude).  John is licensed to practice law in the states of Washington, California and Colorado.

As part of LCLD's Leaders at the Front initiative, John created a Leader's Pledge detailing his personal and organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Read John's pledge here

Joined LCLD 2020


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: Greg Zamudio, Gina Davito

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2021: Lindzi TimberlakeChristina Park


Member: John Whipple

Diversity Professional: Arun Mistry