Bob Waterman is senior vice president and general counsel of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services. He oversees HCA’s legal department, which currently has 116 lawyers.
Bob joined HCA as general counsel in November 1997. He was previously a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins. At Latham, he was nationwide chair of the firm’s healthcare group.
Bob graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Long Beach, summa cum laude. He then earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). At Boalt, he was Note and Comment Editor and a member of the Board of Editors of the California Law Review.