James J. Beha II

Board Member

Jim Beha is a securities litigator and a partner at Baker Botts in New York where he represents clients in high-stakes litigation matters, including securities, mergers and acquisitions, and directors’ and officers’ liability litigation. Jim defends public companies, corporate officers and directors, and underwriting syndicates in securities class action litigation and other securities related matters. He also advises corporate boards, special committees, and directors in connection with internal investigations, responses to shareholder demands, disclosure issues, and other corporate governance matters.

Jim is an active member of the Federal Bar Council, currently serving on its Second Circuit Courts Committee and in the Council’s Inn of Court. He also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Securities Litigation and Arbitration Committee.

Jim joined the SCO Board of Directors in 2018, having previously served on the SCO Family Dynamics Governing Body.

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