KeyCorp financial services names James Waters as General Counsel
KeyCorp, financial services companies, has hired James Waters (pictured) as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective July 6, 2021. Waters will lead Key’s Law Group and serve as the company’s senior legal officer.
Waters joins Cleveland, KeyCorp from his role as general counsel and corporate secretary at Frost Bank and Cullen/Frost Bankers. Before joining Frost Bank, Waters was a partner at law firm Haynes and Boone for a period of 18 years. He began his legal career as an associate with law firm Shearman & Sterling.
Waters serves on the boards of the San Antonio Symphony and the Center for American and International Law, as well as the Board of Advisors for the Center for Medical Humanities and Ethics at the University of Texas Health Science Center.
KeyCorp is a bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $176.2 billion as of March 31. Providing deposit, lending, cash management, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of approximately 1,100 branches and more than 1,400 ATMs. KeyCorp reported Revenue of $1.75 billion with almost 17,000 employees.