As Assistant General Counsel, Jim Tolpin advises the firm in the areas of professional responsibility and risk management, including on issues involving conflicts, legal ethics, firm policy, and litigation.
Before becoming Assistant General Counsel, Jim was a shareholder in the firm's International Litigation Department, representing clients in a wide range of domestic and international commercial litigation matters before federal and state courts and arbitration panels. He joined the firm in 1997 after working as law clerk to U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King of the Southern District of Florida and, before that, as a reporter and editor at the (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Sun-Sentinel.
- Professional responsibility
- Risk management
- Intra-firm compliance
- Supervision of outside counsel