James Sottile

James Sottile, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

Jim Sottile is leader of the law as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer for Light & Wonder, overseeing the Company’s legal strategy and operations. Jim brings more than 30 years of experience working across multiple industries. He is an accomplished legal strategist as well as an intentional, experienced leader who hates legalese and loves poetry.

Jim was most recently with Jones Day, where he was a partner in its New York office. A stellar attorney, he was named as a notable practitioner by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers from 2005-2018 and recognized in The Best Lawyers in America from 2011-2018.

Jim received his J.D. from Georgetown University and his B.S. in Finance from the University of Florida. After a long day of reading lots of documents and making legal decisions, he enjoys a good game of Jackpot Party.