About Us

Terri Meldrum, Esq.

About Us

Terri Meldrum, Esq.

Meet Terri Meldrum, Esq.

Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Terri W. Meldrum, Esq., joined OhioHealth in 2002 and is currently the Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Terri is responsible for leading a team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day legal representation of OhioHealth and its over 30,000 associates, 700+ multi-specialty physician medical groups, 13 hospitals and numerous healthcare facilities, and joint ventures. She is also responsible for management of the system’s risk management department, enterprise risk management function, crisis and disaster planning, self-insurance program and captive insurance company.

Terri received her Bachelor of Arts degree from The Ohio State University in 1990 and her Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law in 1993. After graduating from law school, she served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Business & Government Regulation section of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, until moving to private practice in the healthcare department of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister.  In that capacity, she represented physicians and physician groups in all aspects of healthcare, corporate and regulatory law.

In 2005, she received the prestigious Business First Forty Under Forty Award and was also named to the list of Top Lawyers in Ohio by Business First several years running, and the Super Lawyer’s Rising Star Award in 2007.  Terri received the prestigious 2019 Business First Most Admired Executive award and was a 2020 Women WELDing the Way calendar honoree recognizing her as a female leader exhibiting a bias toward action and the promotion of women in the community.

She is a current member of the Columbus Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association and Ohio Women’s Bar Association. She has been actively involved in community activities, including participating in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and formerly serving as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Ronald McDonald House Charities®, City Year Columbus, Columbus Children’s Theatre, Cristo Rey Columbus High School and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Terri was appointed by Governor Mike DeWine as a current member of the Board of Trustees for the Columbus State Community College and is a member of the Board of Directors for JewishColumbus and the Jewish Federations National Women’s Philanthropy Board. She resides in New Albany, Ohio, with her husband and two daughters.