Jim Foyil


JAMES (JIM) D. FOYIL 15102 CONTOY PLACE, TAMPA, FL 33618 NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS ________________________________________ Government Contracting: Broad experience in US (and International) government contracting for most of professional career. Complex Transactions: Lead counsel for $450,000,000 strategic alliance with major aerospace prime contractor, $50,000,000 supply agreement with major competitor, $15,000,000 contract with a German prime contractor, establishing and operating joint venture and joint operating companies Corporate Governance, Internal Audit, Compliance and Ethics: Chair and team member, advised Board of Directors, led 17 location ethics and compliance officers, including Sarbanes-Oxley related issues. Established nationally recognized compliance program Financial Restructuring and Refinancing: Directed one-time reduction of $1,900,000, lead counsel for financing and capital investments, private placements and IPO s Highly Regulated Industries: lead counsel, commercial contracting with U.S. Government (developmental and non-developmental items, hardware, software), export/import management, compliance and training (ITAR, Dual Use Technologies) Intellectual Property: Lead counsel for advanced research and development partnerships, managed intellectual property assets increasing patent applications while reducing expenditures International: Lead counsel to international operations, supporting overseas contracting and investments, and advised foreign ownership on ownership of U.S. subsidiaries (learning to speak German). Labor and Employment: Union Organizing Campaigns, Whistle-Blowers, Hotline calls and investigations, EEOC and Compliance Audits, Claims of Discrimination, Misconduct by Senior Executives, Worker s Compensations and resultant claim management Mergers and Acquisitions: Led teams growing sales by 10% and disposing of non-core units Organizational Restructure and relocation of under-performing assets (annual sales of $45,000,000) Telecommunications: Senior legal counsel (department of over 200) responsible for all state, local and federal government contracting. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ________________________________________ (APRIL 2007 THE BOEING COMPANY PRESENT) DIVISION COUNSEL, INTEGRATED DEFENSE SYSTEMS (IDS) ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI Advise Boeing IDS Divisions ($2B+ Revenue) on all legal matters and upon broad range of government contracting and business matters. Responsible for all government contracting and compliance programs in the respective divisions. Serve as member of the senior leadership teams, generally, and on strategic business, compliance and win-strategy councils. (2003 VERIZON WIRELESS APRIL 2007) GENERAL COUNSEL, GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS Laurel, Maryland; Warren, New Jersey SENIOR COUNSEL, GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND COMPLIANCE $25.5 Billion annual revenues, 50,000+ employees Advise Federal Government Operations on broad range of business and legal matters Responsible for all government contracting and compliance programs (2001-2003) MACFARLANE FERGUSON & MCMULLEN & LAW OFFICES OF JAMES D. FOYIL Tampa, Florida Counsel General legal counseling of businesses (including start-ups); corporate (re)organization, governance, planning and compliance; acquisition, protection and licensing of technology; complex contracting with governmental agencies; and internal compliance programs. (1987-2001) GENERAL DYNAMICS (including predecessor companies) (1998-2001) GENERAL DYNAMICS ORDNANCE & TACTICAL SYSTEMS, INC. St. Petersburg, Florida Vice President, Business Practices & Legal Counsel Subsidiary of Fortune 500 international defense and aerospace contractor with annual sales of $500,000,000 and 3000+ employees; managed legal matters; negotiated larger contracts; led merger and acquisition teams; prepared and reviewed contract proposals; managed intellectual property matters; investigated alleged or potential misconduct; designed and supervised ethics, business conduct, and compliance programs; trained executives and employees in areas relating to legal, compliance and ethical matters; reported to Chairman & CEO and Board of Directors. (1987-1998) CMS, INC. Tampa, Florida Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary Operating unit of Daimler-Benz Aerospace AG with more than 750 employees and annual sales of $100,000,000; senior U.S. legal officer managing legal affairs for U.S. aerospace and defense operations; acquired in 1998 by predecessor of General Dynamics Ordnance & Tactical Systems, Inc.; reported to Chairman and CEO. (1981-1987) PRIVATE PRACTICE Camden, Arkansas General civil practice with emphasis on corporate and public entity representation; part-time positions of Deputy Prosecuting Attorney (13th Judicial District, State of Arkansas), Assistant City Attorney (Camden, Arkansas) and County Attorney (Ouachita County, Arkansas). Hired as in-house counsel by predecessor to CMS in October 1987. EDUCATION ________________________________________ COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY Graduate School of Business, 2001 (Executive Certification in Finance and Accounting) UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS Juris Doctor, 1981 Dean's List, Phi Alpha Delta (Legal Fraternity), Law Review Nominee WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Bachelor of Science in Engineering, 1976 Dean's List, Eliot Honor Graduate, Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honorary Fraternity) BAR ADMISSIONS ________________________________________ Arkansas Supreme Court, 1981 U.S. District Court (Eastern District of Arkansas 1981), (Middle District of Florida 2001) Florida Supreme Court, 2001 AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS ________________________________________ American Corporate Counsel Association Arkansas, Florida, American, Federal and Hillsborough County Bar Associations Defense Industry Initiatives on Business Ethics and Conduct, 2000 2001 Ethics Officers Association, 2000 - 2001 Lake Magdalene United Methodist Church - Lay Leader University of Tampa Center for Ethics, Advisory Board, 2000 2004

Work History

Work History


The Boeing Company