Regional General Counsel & Vice President Legal Services
Jason Yungtum is regional general counsel & vice president, Legal Services, for the Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Network. A 1997 graduate of the Creighton University School of Law, Mr. Yungtum is a seasoned attorney whose key areas of expertise include: healthcare law, employment/labor law, corporate law and commercial litigation.
Mr. Yungtum is licensed in state and federal courts in Nebraska and Iowa, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Before joining Alegent Creighton Health as deputy general counsel in 2009, he worked closely with non-profit and for-profit corporations as well as individuals on a wide range of legal issues. These included: litigation and trial work, employment/labor law, business and corporate matters, and all aspects of healthcare law in his representation of hospitals and physician organizations.
Mr. Yungtum has been a shareholder at Erickson & Sederstrom, PC, (2005-2009), an associate at Hansen, Engles & Locher, PC, (1999-2005), an adjunct professor of law at Creighton University Law School (1999-2004), and a judicial clerk for the Nebraska Supreme Court (1997-1999).
Mr. Yungtum is a member of the Omaha Bar Association, Nebraska Bar Association, Iowa State Bar Association, and American Health Lawyers Association.