Ms. Jacobs joined Duke University Office of Counsel on February 4, 2013. She advises Duke University and Duke University Health System on a wide variety of healthcare operational, regulatory and transactional matters.
Prior to her employment with Duke, Vonne worked at Erlanger Health System, a multi-facility academic healthcare system based in Tennessee, where she served as primary in-house counsel for five operational divisions (Physician Services, Finance, Compliance, Payor & Government Relations, and Strategic Planning & Business Development) providing counsel to trustees, executive management and others about healthcare regulatory, operational and compliance matters. Before joining Erlanger, Vonne was an associate at the law firm of Bass, Berry & Sims, specializing in healthcare regulatory and transactional matters.
Vonne graduated from Furman University in 1999 and Duke University School of Law in 2002. She received the honor of being the 2009 Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star, Healthcare.