James R. Webb was appointed Executive Vice President - General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in January 2014. Mr. Webb joined Chesapeake in October 2012 where he served as Senior Vice President – Legal and General Counsel. Before joining Chesapeake, he worked in private practice with the law firm of McAfee & Taft from February 1995 to October 2012 and practiced with the law firm of Gorsuch Kirgis from 1993 to 1995.
Mr. Webb is the President of the Oklahoma County Bar Association. He graduated from Austin College in 1989 and from the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis in 1993.