Jim Cain, who served as U.S. ambassador to Denmark for the final four years of the Bush administration, is back in Raleigh and practicing law with

Cain also is launching a marketing firm that will focus on encouraging foreign companies to invest in North Carolina. Cain said the emphasis will be on “green jobs.” The marketing firm is called Cain Global Partners.

“I am convinced that today’s global climate has created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for foreign companies to invest in America, creating jobs and taking advantage of America’s long-term growth and stability,” Cain said. “We need to let the world know that America is still the Land of Opportunity, and that we are open for business.”

Cain, who served as chief operating officer of the Carolina Hurricanes from 2000 to 2002, worked at the law firm for 15 years prior to joining the NHL franchise and parent firm Gale Force Holdings. He returned to the law firm until he accepted the ambassadorship.

In his latest stop at Kilpatrick Stockton, Cain is part of the Corporate Department. He will work in Raleigh and in Washington, D.C.

“I was seeking a professional firm with an international platform to leverage the experience, relationships and perspective I gained abroad as U.S. Ambassador, and Kilpatrick offers that platform,” Cain said.