JGWPT Holdings, LLC, recently promoted Stephen Kirkwood '95 to general counsel and executive vice president. He was promoted from his previous position as deputy general counsel.
JGWPT is comprised of specialty finance companies: the J.G. Wentworth companies, based in Radnor, Pa., and the Peachtree Financial Solutions family of companies, based in Boynton Beach, Fla.
“Over the last 13 years in the Peachtree legal department, Stephen has demonstrated strong thought leadership and brings to the table a keen knowledge of financing the business, skills in the practical aspects of business launches and operational elements and strong abilities in resolving complex litigation,” said David Miller, JGWPT chief executive officer, in a statement
Prior to this promotion, Kirkwood was associate general counsel for Peachtree Financial Solutions, and shortly after the merger with the J.G. Wentworth companies he became deputy general counsel of JGWPT Holdings, LLC.
In addition to his role as general counsel, where he will be supervising legal operations and leading the corporate legal strategies, Kirkwood will serve as corporate secretary of JGWPT.
A native of Auburn, N.Y., Kirkwood earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Union College and later earned his law degree from Albany Law School. He will be relocating to Radnor in the near future.