James Beha II

Board Member

Jim Beha is a Partner in the Litigation Department of Morrison & Foerster’s New York office and a member of the firms’ Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Criminal Defense Group, where he focuses on securities litigation and M&A litigation.

Jim is a frequent author on topics related to securities litigation, M&A litigation, and other business litigation and corporate governance issues. His articles have been published in The New York Law Journal, Law360, The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Wall Street Lawyer, Deal Lawyers and other leading legal publications.

Jim is an active member of the Federal Bar Council, currently serving on its Second Circuit Courts Committee and as a barrister in the Council’s Inns of Court program. He also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Securities Litigation and Arbitration Committee. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his JD from New York University School of Law.

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

Board of Directors

We shelter


youth, adults and children

4 out of 5

runaway or homeless youth leaving our transitional living programs are engaged in educational pursuits or gainful employment