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James B. Comey,, American lawyer, former aerospace company executive, former federal agency administrator. Recipient Henry L. Stimson Medal, New York City Bar Association, 1993.


Comey,, James B. was born on December 14, 1960 in Yonkers, New York, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry & Religion, College William and Mary, 1982. Juris Doctor, University Chicago, 1985.


Law clerk to Honorary John M. Walker United States District Court, Manhattan, 1985—1985. Associate Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, 1986—1987. Assistant United States attorney (southern district) New York United States Department Justice, Manhattan, 1987—1993.

Partner McGuire Woods, LLP, Richmond, Virginia, 1993—1996. Managing assistant United States Attorney Office (eastern dist) Virginia United States Department Justice, 1996—2002, United States attorney (southern district) New York, 2002—2003, deputy attorney general Washington, 2003—2005. Senior vice president, general counsel Lockheed Martin Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, 2005—2010.

Chairman National Chamber Litigation Center United States Chamber of Commerce, since 2009.


  • Other Interests

    Squash, bicycling, New York Giants and Knicks, teaching Sunday school.


Married Patrice Comey. 5 children.

Patrice Comey