Christopher L. White is the Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Secretary of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed).
Mr. White serves as the Association’s Chief Legal Officer and manages AdvaMed’s Legal Committee to develop and promote legal policy positions enhancing patient access to medical technology. Mr. White also leads the Association’s global working groups on legal policy and compliance, including over 1500 in-house medtech lawyers. He testified before state and federal legislative committees on priority legal policy issues; led the drafting team revising the AdvaMed Code; and led the multinational negotiating team to draft the Kuala Lumpur Principles, harmonizing industry Codes of Ethics in Asia. He is a frequent speaker on health law and policy issues, and has guest lectured at Northwestern, UPenn, Wharton, GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences and is an Advisory Board Member to the GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He serves as a frequent speaker and author on industry legal and compliance issues.
As Chief Operating Officer, he manages the Association’s HR, IT, Facilities, membership affairs and, governance, and provides counsel on contract, corporate, tax exemption, HR, and legislative and regulatory matters.
Mr. White is a graduate of Wake Forest University where he studied cell biology & electron microscopy, and Catholic University Law School.
He is an avid sailor, cyclist and beekeeper.