Chief Legal Officer
Steve Petrovich currently serves as Ardent Health Services’ executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. He has been with the company since its formation in 2001 and was general counsel to Ardent’s predecessor company, Behavioral Healthcare Corporation, since 2000. Prior to joining the company, he clerked for the Honorable Harold L. Murphy, federal district judge for the Northern District of Georgia, Rome Division. After completing his clerkship, he was in private practice where he conducted a general litigation practice handling anti-trust, employment and healthcare regulatory matters before becoming chief litigation counsel for Charter Behavioral Health Systems.
Mr. Petrovich graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law where he was associate notes editor of the Georgia Law Review and received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University.