James Robb

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James A. Robb


Acting Risk and Benefits Manager, City of Wilmington, DE


James handles evaluation of funding and insurance needs for the city, acquisition of insurance, approvals or denials of all liability claims and budgeting for the risk and benefits divisions. He also work with brokers for property, casualty, life and health insurance, as well as actuaries and several other vendors. Additionally, James supervises a staff of three, provides education of staff and employees in areas of liability and medical coverages, and handles applications for FAA waivers for drone program. 

Business Experience

Government Lawyer and Risk Manager (2007-Present)             

City of Wilmington, DE 2013-Present

New Castle County, DE 2007-13

Private practice of law-Aviation Emphasis (1979-Present)

Chief Deputy Insurance Commissioner of DE (1989-92)

Professional pilot/flight/jet simulator instructor-part and full time (1970-present)

Adjunct Professor-Aviation Law-Widener Univ. School of Law (1979-86)

U.S. Army- Vietnam service (1967-70)

Professional Affiliations

Member of Delaware Bar and Delaware Bar Association, Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association and Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)


B.B.A., Wilmington College - 1974 [Aviation Management, Cum Laude]

J.D., Widener University School of Law - 1978

Airline Transport Pilot - 1972

Certified Flight Instructor - 1969


Member for
5 years 8 months