Bob Waterman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Labor Relations Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services.
Waterman joined HCA as General Counsel in November 1997. Prior to joining HCA, Waterman was a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins. At Latham, Waterman was the nationwide chair of the firm’s healthcare group. He specialized in mergers and acquisitions.
Waterman is an active supporter of numerous Nashville charitable and nonprofit organizations. He was a member of the Board of Directors of University School of Nashville from 2002 through 2010.
A native of California, Waterman 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.
He resides in Nashville with his wife, Leslie, and their twin boys.