James L. Jarvis

James L. Jarvis

James Jarvis is an Associate Counsel, primarily focusing on labor relations and employment matters, located at the University at Buffalo.  Prior to coming to Counsel's Office, he was the Associate Vice President for Human Resources at UB, through which he served as president of the SUNY Human Resources Association.   Jim has also previously served UB as an Assistant VP, Director of HR and Director of Employee Relations.  His prior experience includes serving the City of Buffalo as its Director of Labor Relations and as an Assistant Corporation Counsel; as an associate attorney in private practice for two different law firms in Buffalo; as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Syracuse; and a coveted two-year clerkship for a federal district judge in Syracuse.  Jim earned a B.A. in Communications from UB, and received his J.D. from UB Law School, where he served on the Buffalo Law Review.

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