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John Koenigsknecht Elected President of the Board of Directors of CommunityHealth

Neal Gerber Eisenberg Partner John J. Koenigsknecht has been elected President of the CommunityHealth Board of Directors. Koenigsknecht has been a member of the CommunityHealth board for over 10 years and has been actively involved on its Governance Committee. He most recently served as Vice President of the Board of Directors.

John, a member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities practice group, co-chairs the Cross-Border & International practice group and chairs the firm’s Marketing Committee. In addition, he is the Global Chair of the Interlaw Mergers and Acquisition Special Business Team and a member of the Interlaw Special Business Team Leadership Group.

As the largest volunteer-based free medical facility in the nation, CommunityHealth offers demonstrated success and an innovative model for providing compassionate and comprehensive medical and dental care to the uninsured. Founded in 1993, CommunityHealth is dedicated to serving the uninsured and underserved in Chicago and surrounding communities. Every year, CommunityHealth provides more than 15,000 medical and dental visits to thousands of patients. This level of care is made possible thanks to the time and talent of more than 1,000 volunteers, including 350+ providers (physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, dentists, pharmacists, counselors, etc.) who donate nearly 40,000 hours of their time every year.

Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a long-time supporter of CommunityHealth and its mission. The firm was CommunityHealth's inaugural Corporations That Care Award recipient in 2015.

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