Miller Nash LLP partner, James Walker, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors of Greater Portland Inc. (GPI). GPI is the only regional public-private partnership dedicated to creating and expanding the job market and driving economic growth and prosperity in the region. GPI assists domestic and international businesses interested in investing and operating within the Portland region, as well as works to retain and ensure the success of existing local businesses.
“Miller Nash is a longtime supporter of GPI and its work to attract and support new businesses in the region,” said Kieran Curley, managing partner of Miller Nash. “We congratulate James on joining the GPI board. As outside counsel for a number of public entities, James brings a wealth of knowledge to the board and their support of GPI.”
To learn more, visit greaterportlandinc.com.
About James Walker
James advises the firm’s public and private clients on real estate, construction, public contracting, and governance and procurement matters. He works with municipalities, school districts, drainage districts, affordable housing developers, community colleges, and tribal governments on large construction and real estate development projects in the Portland metropolitan area. James frequently assists public and private entities with a variety of scopes, including design and construction contract negotiations; property acquisitions; loan and grant document development; public contracting code compliance; and public records disputes. James received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan before earning his law degree at the University of Michigan Law School.