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James Fortosis




Executive summary

Jim Fortosis is a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel in the Risk, Regulatory & Legal Affairs group at Grant Thornton LLP, where he manages securities and professional malpractice litigation and regulatory enforcement investigations. He also conducts training on risk management issues and counsels the audit and advisory service lines and the firm’s investment adviser subsidiary on compliance, risk and regulatory matters.

Prior to joining Grant Thornton, Fortosis was an attorney in the litigation practice at Sidley Austin LLP, where he represented public companies and accounting firms and their professionals in securities litigation and SEC enforcement investigations.



Professional qualifications and memberships

  • Bar Admission – Illinois
  • Association of Corporate Counsel



  • JD, The University of Chicago Law School
  • BA, Political Science, Wheaton College

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