James L. Chosy

Alumni Service Award Recipient

Law School, October 11, 2012

James L. Chosy is a 1989 graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School. A tireless advocate and model ambassador for the Law School, he is the managing director, General Counsel and Secretary, Piper Jaffray Companies. His outstanding volunteer service to the Law School began in 2006 when he was nominated for a seat on the Law School's Board of Advisors. He then served two consecutive years as chair of the Development Committee as well. This September he will begin serving as the chair-elect of the full board. In addition, he and his wife, Julie, served as co-chairs of the Partners in Excellence Annual Fund for the Law School (2010) and most recently, he agreed to join the Campaign Cabinet for the Law School. Mr. Chosy is widely respected by his fellow alumni and is held in high esteem by his colleagues in the corporate community for his many professional accomplishments and dedication to community service.

Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.