Jim Perkins - Governor
After a long stint in the midwestern United States with the Chicago Lions and the Midwest Thunderbirds, Jim Perkins was named head coach of the United States Men's National Team, the Eagles. Perkins served as the head coach of the Eagles from 1987 to 1991, including the 1991 Rugby World Cup Eagles team.
the last 20 years he has led the non-legal operations of Procopio, Cory,
Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, an AmLaw 200 firm headquartered in San Diego,
California. His duties include overseeing finance, human resources,
administration, marketing and business development, information services and
Perkins is a member of
Procopio’s Management Committee and in 2012 also became the firm’s Chief
Compliance Officer (“CCO”) responsible for developing a firm Enterprise Risk
Management Program. In his CCO capacity he also serves as Co-Chair,
together with the firm’s General Counsel, of Procopio’s Office of Risk
Management and Compliance. Perkinsspeaks regularly on law firm management
issues and business strategy at conferences and international law firm network
meetings. He also consults occasionally as part of the Procopio Business
Perkins has a PhD from the University of Surrey (UK)
and an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a BSc from the United Kingdom.
He is the co-author of Rise of the Legal COO, published by Ark Group
(London) in 2017.