Senior Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Wells Fargo & Company
Jim Strother became executive vice president and General Counsel of Wells Fargo & Company in late 2003, responsible for legal affairs for the company.
In June 2001 he was named a deputy general counsel of Wells Fargo & Company, responsible for legal services for all the company's consumer businesses including lending, deposits, retail brokerage services, insurance and information sharing.
He served as executive vice president, General Counsel and Secretary of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage from 1998 to 2001. Before joining Wells Fargo in 1998, he was Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with Norwest Corporation. He was named Counsel when he joined Norwest in 1986 and held that position until 1989 when he became Assistant General Counsel. After graduating magna cum laude from law school in 1977, he joined the legal staff of Larkin, Hoffman, Daly & Lindgren as an attorney.
He is on the board of directors of the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center (San Francisco) and the Commonwealth Club of California.