|1. Name:||James R. Thompson|
|2. Title:||Former Governor of Illinois, and Member of the 9/11 Commission|
James R. Thompson was Illinois’ longest-serving Governor, from 1991 to 1997. He was also a Member of the 9/11 Commission.
Thompson began his career as an Assistant State’s Attorney of Cook County in 1959, and an Assistant Attorney General of Illinois, then as a U.S. Attorney appointed by President Nixon. During his 14 years as Governor of Illinois, Thompson was a Chairman of multiple commissions and task forces.
After his time as Governor, Thompson rejoined the law firm of Winston & Strawn. He was the Chairman and CEO until 2006, when he took his current position of Senior Chairman of the firm.
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|7. Contact info:||James R. Thompson
Winston & Strawn, LLP
Phone: (312) 558-7400