Corporate Governance


Biography PhotoKathleen A. Waters
Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Kathleen A. Waters is senior vice president, general counsel and secretary of Health Net, Inc.

Ms. Waters joined the company in 2015 and is responsible for all corporate legal functions.

Prior to joining Health Net’s legal department, Ms. Waters was a partner in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP’s litigation practice since 2003. She also was the leader of the firm’s Los Angeles litigation group and co-leader of the healthcare group. Before that, Ms. Waters was a partner at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison LLP in Los Angeles.

Ms. Waters earned her law degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School and her Bachelor of Arts with honors from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. She is admitted to practice in California and Massachusetts. In addition, Ms. Waters is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She also is a member of the board of directors of Nativity School in Los Angeles.

Health Net, Inc. is a publicly traded managed care organization that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. The company is currently ranked #216 on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of corporations. Health Net’s mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. The company provides and administers health benefits to approximately 6.1 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as “Part D”), Medicaid and dual eligible programs, as well as programs with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Health Net also offers behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs, and managed health care products related to prescription drugs.