Senior Associate General Counsel (Optum)
Candy Olson serves as the Senior Associate General Counsel for Optum and is a member of the LHI Senior Leadership Team. Olson oversees the LHI legal team, providing legal and risk management advice to the operations and support teams on various legal issues including contract compliance, proposal evaluation, regulatory matters, mergers and acquisitions, government inquiries, audits and vendor contracting and subcontracting.
Before joining LHI, Olson supported UnitedHealthcare as an Associate General Counsel for Medicare and Retirement for over four years, providing legal support to the distribution and sales, Part D Product and Pharmacy Operations teams. Olson has over 15 years of diversified legal experience with over five years of experience working in the health care industry. She has demonstrated expertise in contract negotiations, drafting and review, regulatory compliance, government inquiries and audits, procurement support, litigation, appeals and risk management.
Olson earned her Law Degree from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center in 2000. She obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario in 1995.