Jim died Dec. 21, 2020.
He was born Jan. 29, 1942, in New York City. After graduating from The Kent School, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Harvard. Jim then went on to study at Princeton, where he was awarded a master’s degree from the Woodrow Wilson School. He returned to Harvard to earn a law degree.
Jim was a partner at Davis Polk & Wardwell, specializing in corporate law. His practice areas included international law, incorporation, and financial markets and services. He spent eight years in the firm’s Hong Kong office before his retirement. Jim was a sailor who loved boats and the sea and was never happier than when he was “messing about in boats.”
Jim is survived by his wife of 38 years, Winifred; children Gaelen and James; stepchildren Trevor and Robin; and nine grandchildren.
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