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Jim Cowen

Jim Cowen

General Counsel
Joined Remington in June 2005 as General Counsel and has primary responsibility for all legal functions related to the management of 80+ hotels around the United States. These responsibilities include contract review and negotiation, litigation and risk management, employment and HR matters, licensing and permitting, corporate structuring and compliance, intellectual property matters and managing a department of legal support professionals.
Prior to joining Remington, Jim was a partner at Peckar & Abramson (FKA Ford, Nassen & Baldwin, PC), served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Balfour Beatty Construction (FKA Centex Construction Company), and also served as the Chief Administrative Officer with management and oversight responsibility for risk management, human resources and general administration.
Awards, leadership positions and memberships
  • Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
  • Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law
  • B.A. in Political Science (with High Honors) from the University of Florida
  • DFW Associated General Contractors Board of Directors