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Jim Walpole Edit Profile

also known as James R.

Jim Walpole, American lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1969, District of Columbia 1971, Illinois 1994, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia, 3d, 4th, 7th, 8th and 11th circuits), Supreme Court of the United States Court 1973. Board directors Griffin Theater Company.


Walpole, Jim was born on August 31, 1944 in Oswego, New York, United States. Son of Richard and Margaret Mary Walpole.


Bachelor, John Carroll University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Case Western Reserve University, 1969.


Trial attorney United States Department Justice, Washington, 1971-1974. Assistant general counsel American Mining Congress, 1975—1979. Partner Holland & Hart LLP, 1979—1985, Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Washington, 1985-1992.

Vice president environment, safety & health Federal Maritime Commission Corporation, Chicago, 1992-1995. Assistant general counsel Sears Roebuck & Company, 1995—2001. General counsel, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration) United States Department Commerce, Washington, 2002—2007.

Member advisory committee United States Chamber of Commerce, Washington, 1987-1992. Adjunct professor environmental law Catholic University, Washington, 1975-1979.


Board directors Griffin Theater Company.


  • Other Interests

    Civil war, fishing.


Children: Sarah, Mark, Ethan.