has over 30 years of experience gained through various corporate executive management positions including responsibilities for a 25,000 staff within the automotive industry.Prior, to setting up J. Copas & Associates LLC, five years ago, Jim was a Corporate Vice President at the legal affairs and business development department with a large international manufacturer which has over $20bn U.S. dollars in annual turnover and is the leading EMS, company in the world. Jim specializes in mergers & acquisitions having carried out many major multi-billion dollar breakthrough deals in Latin-America, North America, Asia and Europe.His
in-depth experience includes operational as well as the strategic management side of the transaction, legal due diligence, corporate finance valuation, and transfer of assets processes. As a former company president, Jim has substantial experience in profit & loss and balance sheet management for both large and small operations and transactions. Jim holds an Associate of Arts degree in Criminal Justice as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law, Detroit, Michigan, USA, a Masters of Laws (LL.M) degree from Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA in International Law, Business and Trade and a second Masters of Laws (LL.M) degree from The John Marshall School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, USA in Intellectual Property Law.