ChevronTexaco names vice-president and general counsel

Charles A. James has been named vice-president and general counsel for ChevronTexaco Corp. James succeeds Harvey D. Hinman, who will retire.

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Oct. 8 -- Charles A. James has been named vice-president and general counsel for ChevronTexaco Corp. James succeeds Harvey D. Hinman, who will retire. James's new position becomes effective Dec. 9.

James also will hold a seat on ChevronTexaco's 6-member executive committee.

James will join ChevronTexaco from the US Department of Justice, where he currently serves as assistant attorney general for the antitrust division. Before his DOJ appointment, James served as a lawyer with Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Washington, DC. He joined the firm in 1985, but interrupted his tenure to serve in President George H.W. Bush's administration as deputy assistant attorney general and acting assistant attorney general. James rejoined the firm in 1993.

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