CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & GENERAL COUNSEL
Laura Farinas is acting Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for CDR. Farinas is a results-driven leader with demonstrated success in leading organizational change, driving innovation, and improving operations and customer service. In her role, Farinas oversees all legal matters, including corporate governance, intellectual property, litigation, risk management, and compliance. Farinas is also responsible for the development and execution of the company vision and strategic plan, mergers and acquisitions, business development, corporate operations, human resources, and CDR’s contact center.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Farinas served as the General Counsel for the State of Florida’s Infectious Disease Field Hospital System where she was responsible for all administrative and legal functions for the 9-facility field hospital system. Notably, Farinas spearheaded the tactical collaboration with critical healthcare service partners, including, CVS, Walgreens, LabCorp, Quest, Dell, Omnicare, and Allscripts.
Prior to CDR, Farinas was an attorney at Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., where she partnered with private and public sector clients to achieve optimal results in labor relations, employment disputes, complex commercial litigation, constitutional law matters and arbitration.
Farinas has a Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University.