As a senior partner at Bryan Cave, LLP, James Gill practices in labor and regulatory affairs. Joining Robinson, Silverman and Pearce in 1964 before it merged with Bryan Cave, Gill has remained loyal to the firm for more than 43 years. A graduate of Holy Cross College and Fordham Law School, Gill served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Schools in Quantico, Virginia where he prosecuted and defended general courts marshal.
He was then appointed assistant district attorney of New York County by District Attorney Frank S. Hogan and has worked in many areas of public life. Gill serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and Group Health Inc. As chairman of the Battery Park City Authority, Gill was a participant in the effort to rebuild Lower Manhattan after the September 11th attacks.
A well-known public speaker and author of two books, Gill remains connected to his Irish roots and gave a speech at the opening of the Irish Hunger Memorial at Battery Park City in 2002. He has traveled to Ireland and traces his roots on his father's side to Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare.
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