David Butler

SVP and General Counsel

As Senior Vice President and General Counsel for CHC, David Butler is the chief officer responsible for oversight and guidance of all legal matters affecting facilities and organizations of Community Hospital Corporation. David also provides legal consulting services through CHC Consulting. He brings experience in the areas of healthcare, corporate and tax-exempt law to the CHC team.

Prior to joining CHC in 2006, David served the legal needs of healthcare clients throughout Texas as a Shareholder and Practice Leader at the law firms of Brin & Brin, P.C. and Cox & Smith Incorporated. Before private practice, he served as General Counsel of Incarnate Word Health Services and as Assistant General Counsel of Baylor Health Care System.

David is licensed to practice law in Texas and is a graduate of Baylor University and Baylor University School of Law. He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Health Law Section for the State Bar of Texas, where he served as a member of the governing council. He is listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” publication for 2005 – 2015.


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