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Jim Neal Raines

Jim Neal Raines, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1968, United States District Court (western district) Tennessee 1968, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974. Served with United States Marine Corps, 1960-1964. Member American Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Shelby County Bar Association, University Club.

Background

  • Raines, Jim Neal was born on September 11, 1943 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of J.E. and Amelia C. Raines.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, Memphis State University, 1965. Juris Doctor, Memphis State University, 1968.

    Career

    • Trial attorney antitrust division United States Department Justice, Washington, 1968-1970. Assistant United States attorney We. District Tennessee, Memphis, 1970-1974.

      Partner Burch, Porter & Johnson, 1975-1976, Glankler, Brown, Gilliland, Chase, Robinson, Raines, Memphis, 1976—2001. Vice president, secretary, general counsel Thomas & Betts Corporation, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Tennessee 1968, United States District Court (western district) Tennessee 1968, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1974.

    Membership

    Served with United States Marine Corps, 1960-1964. Member American Bar Association, Memphis Bar Association, Shelby County Bar Association, University Club.

    Connections

    • Married Julia Walters, September 1, 1979. 1 daughter, Lee Pierceson.
    • father: J.E. Raines
    • mother: Amelia C. Raines
    • spouse: Julia Walters
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    Born September 11, 1943
    (age 74)
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