Jim Waddell, senior counsel & Director of safety and compliance

Jim Waddell joined Amp Americas in May 2016 and now serves as Senior Counsel and Director of Safety and Compliance. He is primarily responsible for the drafting, review and administration of contracts, regulatory and tax compliance matters, and risk management, including workplace safety and insurance.

Prior to joining Amp Americas, Jim worked in the Financial Institutions Underwriting Department at Chubb Insurance, where he managed the specialty risk portfolios of large U.S.-based asset managers and banks. He began his career as a litigator in Chicago, with a focus on contract, employment and insurance disputes. He also counseled small business owners in entity structuring, asset management and liability preclusion.

Jim received his BA in Economics from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. He received his JD and MBA at Loyola University Chicago. Outside of work, Jim enjoys traveling with his wife and is an avid sailor and water-skier.