Andrea Pereira, JD
Managing Counsel for Health Affairs
Andrea Pereira, JD, serves as the managing counsel for Health Affairs and provides legal advice and counsel to all Health Science Center colleges and components on a broad range of issues. These include medical claims and incidents, affiliation agreements with hospitals and health care providers, expansion of the research and clinical enterprises, professional service agreements, faculty and professional student matters, and health care regulatory matters. Pereira also serves as liaison counsel for all nursing and allied health programs at other member institutions.
Pereira joined the Office of General Counsel in 2010 and has over 10 years of experience as a corporate attorney handling a wide range of transactional and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, complex business and financial transactions, securities offerings and public/private partnerships. Prior to joining OGC, Pereira was in private practice as a senior associate in the corporate group at Andrews Kurth, LLP in The Woodlands, TX. Previously, she was an associate in the corporate and securities team at Dechert, LLP in Philadelphia, PA. Pereira holds a JD from Boston College School of Law and Bachelor of Science in foreign affairs and Spanish from the University of Virginia.