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James Kennedy

Also Known As

  • Jim Kennedy

Game Credits

Public Relations

NASCAR 2000 (2000)   (Business Affairs)


Avatar: The Last Airbender (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Barnyard (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney•Pixar Cars: Radiator Springs Adventures (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Disney Presents a Pixar Film: Cars (2006)   (Special Thanks)
MX vs. ATV: On the Edge (2006)   (Special Thanks)
The Sopranos: Road to Respect (2006)   (Special Thanks)
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Big Mutha Truckers 2 (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Bratz: Rock Angelz (2005)   (Special Thanks)
The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer (2005)   (Special Thanks)
MX vs. ATV Unleashed (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Scooby-Doo!: Unmasked (2005)   (Special Thanks)
SpongeBob SquarePants: The Yellow Avenger (2005)   (Special Thanks:)
WWE Day of Reckoning 2 (2005)   (THQ Special Thanks)
WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2006 (2005)   (THQ Special Thanks)
The Incredibles (2004)   (Special Thanks)
The Incredibles (2004)   (Special Thanks)
MX Unleashed (2004)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Raw 2 (2003)   (Special Thanks)
WWE Smackdown! Here Comes the Pain (2003)   (THQ Special Thanks)
WWE WrestleMania XIX (2003)   (THQ Special Thanks)
Rugby (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Madden NFL 2000 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
March Madness '98 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NASCAR 99 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Madden Football 64 (1997)   (Special Thanks)
NASCAR 98 (1997)   (Special Thanks)
NHL 97 (1996)   (Special Thanks)


Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor (2009)   (Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs)
Red Faction: Guerrilla (2009)   (EVP, Business & Legal Affairs)
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II (2009)   (Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs)
Frontlines: Fuel of War (2008)   (EVP, Business & Legal)
Saints Row 2 (2008)   (EVP, Business & Legal Affairs)
SpongeBob SquarePants Featuring Nicktoons: Globs o... (2008)   (Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs)
Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts (2007)   (Legal)
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl (2007)   (Legal)
Supreme Commander (2007)   (Executive Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs)
Company of Heroes (2006)   (Legal)
Company of Heroes (Collector's Edition) (2006)   (Legal)
The Outfit (2006)   (Legal)
Saints Row (2006)   (Legal)
Supercross 2000 (1999)   (Business Affairs)

Developer Biography

Jim Kennedy joined THQ in January 2003 as senior vice president of business and legal affairs. In this position, he manages the company’s content acquisition activities and legal affairs.

Kennedy’s tenure in the interactive entertainment industry spans more than a decade. Most recently, he held the position of vice president, business affairs at Electronic Arts, where he was responsible for negotiating and enforcing contracts with major content licensors, including sports leagues, professional athletes, motion picture studios, music companies and celebrity talent.

Prior to this position, Kennedy served as vice president and general counsel for interactive software publisher Mindscape.

Before joining Mindscape, Kennedy held the positions of vice president and general counsel at LucasArts Entertainment Company and Lucas Digital Ltd, the diversified entertainment companies owned by filmmaker George Lucas.

Kennedy began his legal career representing entertainment industry clients with the Century City, California office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He received his law degree from Boston College Law School, his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Dominican University of California.

(Source: THQ web site)

Last updated: Jul 07, 2003