Jesse L. Adkins
, Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary
Mr. Adkins is Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary of NACCO Industries, Inc. and its subsidiary, The North American Coal Corporation. He assists with oversight for all corporate governance and compliance activities of NACCO and North American Coal as well as works on corporate transactions and securities and labor matters. Mr. Adkins joined North American Coal in August 2012 as Associate Counsel and became Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary in November 2012. He became Associate Counsel and Assistant Secretary of NACCO in November 2013. Prior to joining North American Coal, Mr. Adkins worked in private equity and industrial property redevelopment.
Mr. Adkins graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas and cum laude from the SMU Dedman School of Law. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Applied Economics from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Adkins speaks Russian and is admitted to practice law in Texas.