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James R. Hubbard

Executive Vice President,
General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

James R. Hubbard was named as CIT’s general counsel and corporate secretary in March 2019. In this role, he has oversight over the company’s legal function and all outside counsel relationships, as well as responsibility for all business and corporate legal matters.

Hubbard came to CIT from TIAA Bank where he was the general counsel and secretary. Prior to that role, he served as the general counsel and secretary for Everbank Financial Corp. Hubbard also spent 23 years in various legal roles at Fifth Third Bancorp, including as the chief legal officer.

Hubbard received his Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati and holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University.