Jan Yarborough is a partner with the law firm of Wall Babcock LLP. She has a concentration in health law, particularly in the area of managed care issues. Prior to joining Wall Babcock, Yarborough worked as a solo practitioner in Chapel Hill and continues to work from her Chapel Hill office.
Prior to establishing her own practice in 2002, Jan was a partner at Kilpatrick Stockton LLP in Winston-Salem. Earlier in her career, she was director of legal affairs at PHP, Inc. and an attorney at Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey and Leonard in Greensboro. She also served as an adjunct health law professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law and was a clinical faculty member of the School of Nursing at Rowan Technical Community College.
A native of Western North Carolina, Jan received a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1987 and a B.S. degree magna cum laude in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1980.
A frequent writer on topics related to health law, she served as chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Health Law Section from 1994 to 1995. In addition, she has been a faculty member for numerous health subjects for continuing education, a member of the North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys and is a former member of the advisory committee for the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Nursing. She is included in The Best Lawyers in America and is currently a member of the Wake Forest University School of Law Board of Visitors.