William Chaltraw, Jr.

Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer 

 

William Chaltraw is senior vice president and chief legal officer for Valley Children’s. William joined Valley Children’s in October 2015. He provides in-house general legal counsel for administration, medical staff leadership, and the board of trustees on corporate matters and ongoing compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

William has more than 15 years’ experience as a practicing attorney. Prior to joining Valley Children’s, William was a partner with the firms of Baker, Manock & Jensen and Fishman, Larsen, Chaltraw & Zeitler where his practice focused on healthcare law. He advised clients on the development and implementation of strategic affiliations with hospitals and healthcare systems that result in an improved delivery and access to care. He worked to develop and implement programs that balance physician, hospital and patient concerns with the realities of the complex and ever-changing landscape of the healthcare industry.

William holds an AV Preeminent® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings,™ the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

William is licensed to practice in the federal and state courts of California and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California and is a member of the American and California State Bar Associations.

He received his juris doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas, and a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys.