James T. Harris, Esq. joins MARCH Foundation Board

March, 2024 | Categories: Announcement, Board members

We are thrilled to welcome James T. Harris, Esq. (UPS retired Corporate Counsel) to our Board! James brings 30 years of experience practicing law in both private practice, and as an in-house attorney for UPS. His stellar, long history of community service aligns with our mission.

James Harris (UPS Retired Corporate Counsel) has 30 years of experience practicing law in both private practice and as an in-house attorney for UPS.  In his law practice, he has provided services in the areas of intellectual property, advertising, sponsorships, entertainment, technology and business contracts.  Mr. Harris is a U.S. registered patent attorney.  He has also served as a Commissioner on the Illinois Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness and as an adjunct professor at Columbia College in Chicago.

Before practicing law, Mr. Harris has worked as a project engineer for General Motors.  He received his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law, a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee State University and obtained an M.B.A. at Emory’s Goizueta School of Business.   

Mr. Harris has a long history of Community Service on various Boards including:

  • Drew Charter School STEAM Advisory Board
  • Atlanta Public Schools (APS) HS Gifted Advisory Council 
  • Posse Atlanta – Past Member of Board of Directors
  • Charles Drew Charter School PTA – Board member (VP of Senior Academy)
  • Balling Technologies Board Member – Technical Education for Youth
  • Zoo Atlanta – Past Member of Board of Director
  • Atlanta Beltline Tax Allocation District Advisory Committee (TADAC)
  • Red Cross – Board Member and Past Chairperson for Minority Recruitment Advisory Board
  • Atlanta NPU-Q – Past Co-Chairperson
  • Twelve Atlantic Station Condo Association – Past Board President
  • Guilford Forest Homeowners Association – Past Board of Directors 
  • American Corporate Counsel – Past Georgia Chapter Board of Directors
  • Mentor:  100 Black Men of N. Metro Atlanta
  • Mentor:  Kappa League – (Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated)

We support the education of African American youth.