|Richard W. Johns|
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
Richard W. Johns joined Alliance HealthCare Services in February 2012 and serves as its Chief Operating Officer, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Mr. Johns’ legal career spans 30 years providing legal services to a variety of healthcare clients based in the United States and Europe. Prior to joining Alliance, he was General Counsel at LaVie Care Centers, a national long-term care company with revenues in excess of $1 billion annually and approximately 19,000 employees caring for 13,000 residents. Prior to his role with LaVie Care Centers, he served as a partner for over 10 years with the nationally recognized firm of Foley & Lardner, where he was instrumental in developing a national healthcare practice. Mr. Johns began his legal career working with various law firms in the Washington (D.C.) metropolitan area and he holds a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the University of Southern California.