Michelle Johnson Tidjani, J.D.
General Counsel, Henry Ford Health
Michelle Johnson Tidjani was appointed executive vice president and general counsel of Henry Ford Health in 2021. In this role, Tidjani provides executive leadership, from both a strategic and operational perspective, for the Office of the General Counsel covering all legal affairs for the health system, the Business Integrity and Tax Office, Information Privacy and Security, the Governance Office, and the Risk Finance and Insurance Office.
Prior to Henry Ford, Tidjani served as the deputy chief legal officer for the Cleveland Clinic and senior counsel for Tenet Healthcare's Managed Care and Litigation Practice Group.
Her community involvement includes serving as a board member of Inforum, the Women Lawyers Association of Michigan Foundation, the Community Impact Committee of the United Way of Southeastern Michigan, the American Arbitration Association, CalSouthern University, a member of the advisory boards of Consero and IPMI, and a volunteer mentor for Women of Tomorrow.
A native Detroiter, she earned her juris doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.