Vickie Williams, J.D.

Senior Counsel

Vickie Williams, J.D.

Vickie Williams, J.D., serves as senior counsel for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She provides legal counsel for the hospital, oversees the privacy and accreditation divisions, and manages contract work in support of the hospital’s treatment and academic mission. Williams joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s in 2021.

Williams was previously senior counsel with CommonSpirit Health’s Regulatory and Legal Compliance Center of Excellence. Before that, she was senior operations counsel with CommonSpirit’s subsidiary CHI Franciscan in Tacoma, Washington, where she advised on a wide variety of health law topics. Williams was also the legal adviser to the CommonSpirit National Physician Enterprise Group, where she advised leadership on physician compensation arrangements. Before joining CommonSpirit Health, she was an associate professor of law and the associate dean of Academic Affairs at Gonzaga University School of Law in Spokane, Washington.

Williams has published in The Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics; the Nebraska Law Review; the St. Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy; Jurimetrics and the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Williams was previously a shareholder at the law firm of Bennett Bigelow and Leedom, PS, in Seattle, Washington, where her practice focused on health care fraud and abuse and health care reimbursement. Before that, she was a general litigation associate at Perkins Coie in Seattle. She was a board member and then president of the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys.

Williams earned her Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Tufts University, and her J.D. from New York University School of Law.