He concentrates on civil litigation, with a focus on commercial and employment litigation and arbitration. He has litigated a significant array of commercial cases at both the state and federal levels in both jury and bench trials.
In addition, James advises on regulatory investigations involving, and defends claims lodged against, financial institutions and broker-dealer firms in the securities industry. He has substantial experience in class action litigation in general and in wage-and-hour class action defense in particular. He also has extensive patent litigation experience.
James is admitted to practice before:
- the US Supreme Court;
- the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals;
- the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals;
- the Federal District Court for Connecticut; and
- the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.