James joined our office as a Law Fellow in 2014 and is now an Assistant General Counsel. In addition to general University legal matters, James focuses his practice on University athletics, student affairs, and employment law.

James earned his undergraduate degree in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University and his J.D., cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law. He played football at Northwestern, where he was Academic All-Big Ten his junior and senior seasons. Prior to entering law school, James was a trade desk analyst at Performance Trust in Chicago.