Ken Empey, JD

General Counsel

Kenneth W. Empey, JD, General Counsel, joined Allegiance Health in 1991 as director of Risk Management and has served as the health system’s chief legal officer since 1992. 

He is a member of the Michigan Bar Association, the Jackson County Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association and numerous health-law-related state and national organizations. Empey is a member of the Board of Trustees and past president of the Fitness Council of Jackson.


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