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James C. Snyder, Jr.

James C. Snyder, Jr.

Former SVP & General Counsel
Atlanta, GA, USA

Jim Snyder was the SVP and General Counsel for Family Dollar Stores from 2009 until the completion of the Dollar Tree merger in July of 2015.   At Family Dollar, he was responsible for the Legal and Risk Management Departments, as well as the Company’s compliance and governmental affairs functions.   During his tenure at Family Dollar, the Company was faced with a number of governance challenges, including multiple activist campaigns and a hostile bid to purchase the company.   

Prior to joining Family Dollar, Jim worked with The Home Depot in Atlanta, Georgia from 2001 – 2009.   At Home Depot he oversaw the litigation and risk management functions with responsibility for all commercial, general liability litigation as well as insurance design and procurement. Prior to working with Home Depot he was a Litigation Partner at King & Spalding where he focused on advising clients on complex litigation matters, regulatory compliance issues and corporate compliance programs.  

Mr. Snyder graduated from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC, and received his law degree with honors from the George Washington University Law School.


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