Jamala K. Pai
Principal Legal Counsel, New Business Models, Health Law, Medtronic Inc.
Jaimala is Principal Legal Counsel at Medtronic, where she provides legal support across all business units within the enterprise on a broad range of health law matters, including new business models, fraud and abuse issues, and value-based health care arrangements. Operating within Medtronic’s corporate legal team, she advises legal counsel across Medtronic’s various business units on complex legal and regulatory questions, identifies common and conflicting legal issues and positions across the company, and contributes to high-level policy decision-making. In addition, she provides primary legal support to the Office of Ethics and Compliance to mitigate risks and maintain compliance.
Prior to joining Medtronic, Jaimala was Senior Counsel for Coloplast Corp. and spent several years as Senior and Associate General Counsel at UnitedHealthcare in the Medicare & Retirement division. She also served as corporate counsel at Northwest Airlines, Inc. and in private practice at Faegre & Benson, LLP. After graduating from the University of Denver and the University of Minnesota Law School, she served as a judicial clerk on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.