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MoMA Appoints James Grooms as General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

The Museum of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art announces the appointment of James Grooms as General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees. Grooms will join the Museum on September 14, 2020.

Grooms comes to the Museum with 17 years’ experience as legal counsel, corporate secretary, and an agent of change within the iconic New York City institutions New York Road Runners and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Prior to that, he served as Director of Licensing for Intellectual Property at Standard & Poor’s, worked as counsel to Disney/ABC, Inc., and taught labor law as an adjunct professor at Cornell University New York State School of Industrial Labor Relations. He brings to MoMA strong and crucial expertise in board relations, governance, human resources, diversity and inclusion, and business growth.

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