James B. Perrine
J.B. Perrine is the assistant general counsel at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), and legal counsel for the nuclear aircraft carrier programs at the Newport News Shipbuilding division of HII and chief counsel of HII Australia Pty Ltd. His prior roles at HII include investigation and litigation counsel for the Ingalls Shipbuilding and Mission Technologies divisions, respectively.
Prior to joining HII, Perrine was a partner at Bailey & Glasser, LLP and also served as an assistant United States attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama for more than eight years. Perrine clerked for the Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and is a former Fulbright Scholar to Australia. Perrine holds a doctor of juridical (J.S.D.) and master of laws (LL.M.) degrees from Yale Law School, a juris doctor (J.D.) degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Alabama School of Law, and bachelor of science (B.S.) degree, summa cum laude, in chemistry from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.