Chief Administrative and Legal Officer
Erik Phelps serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Legal Officer at Tempus. He oversees various functions within the company, including legal, quality, compliance, corporate risk, and external affairs in addition to working closely with communications and human resources. Prior to joining Tempus, he was the General Counsel at Epic, a software company that provides electronic health records for medical groups, hospitals and healthcare organizations. Prior to his time there, he served as a partner at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP in Madison, WI where he focused on software licensing and technology-related work, including work with early-stage companies. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Beloit College and his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.