Ilona  Cohen

Ilona Cohen

Chief Legal Officer, Aledade

Ilona Cohen is the Chief Legal Officer at Aledade, Inc., a healthcare technology company that partners with primary care physicians to build and lead Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) – networks focused on delivering value-based care.  At Aledade, Ms. Cohen oversees all legal operations and advises on deal structures, governance matters, policies, and compliance.  She joined Aledade after serving nearly four years in the White House, first as Special Assistant to the President and Associate White House Counsel and then as the General Counsel of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  As General Counsel of OMB, Ms. Cohen provided advice to President Obama and other senior advisors on legal and regulatory matters, policy development, litigation, and compliance. She was also an integral part of designing and implementing the Administration’s technology initiatives, including the establishment of the U.S. Digital Service.  Ms. Cohen has a broad range of experience and has served in other senior legal roles in the Executive Branch and in the U.S. Senate. She started her legal career in private practice at the law firm WilmerHale.  Ms. Cohen received her B.A. and J.D. from the University of Michigan.


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