Kathryn McCarthy, Esq., chief operating officer and general counsel, joined the agency in 2010 following 25 years in private practice, 14 of those as outside counsel to Uplift Family Services. She oversees IT, Research, Outcomes and Evaluations, Quality, Learning & Development, Health Information Management, Physical Plant Operations, Compliance and all legal and regulatory issues for the agency.
Kathryn came to Uplift Family Services from Hoge, Fenton Jones & Appel, Inc. of San Jose. She is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association where she previously served in numerous leadership roles, including president. She is a Senior Fellow with American Leadership Forum, Silicon Valley and Chair of its Board of Directors, Chair of the Board of Trustees for The Health Trust and a board member of the Santa Clara School of Law Board of Visitors. She was awarded the Woman of Influence Award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and is recognized as a Top Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law by Corporate Counsel Magazine and the Best Lawyers in America publication.