Edye Bauer joined Discovery in 2018 as general counsel, where she enjoys developing innovative solutions, solving problems and making a difference in people’s lives. Providing creative legal and strategic leadership at Discovery, Edye’s role includes, but is not limited to, advising on complex matters, corporate acquisitions, regulatory issues, risk management, insurance issues, compliance, licensing and employee issues.
Bringing over 20 years of legal experience to Discovery, Edye has significant partner-level experience at top law firms and in-house counsel experience at privately-held companies. Prior to joining the leadership team at Discovery, Edye was general counsel for a privately-held behavioral health company, focused on treating substance use disorders and a broad range of mental health conditions. Edye is a graduate of Stanford Law School and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California with bachelor degrees in international relations and East Asian area studies.
A member of the Hispanic National Bar Association, Edye is proud of her Hispanic heritage. She believes in leveraging equity and inclusion practices that attract and develop a diverse workforce and amplify the voices of the underserved and underrepresented. After serving for several years as a board member of Women of Color in Law, Inc., a San Diego-based organization focused on helping people of color, especially women, succeed in the legal field, Edye recently moved to an advisory role.
Edye aspires to be the calm in the storm, solving challenges for the company so that staff and clinicians can focus on providing the best quality care to patients. In her spare time, Edye enjoys spending time with her family and her pets.