Ms. James has served as a practicing attorney in the New York and Connecticut Federal and State courts for over twenty-eight years. She has extensive experience in complex commercial disputes, including intellectual property, trademarks, unfair business practices, labor law disputes and all aspects of commercial litigation. She has further handled wrongful death and personal injury cases including aviation, mass torts, maritime accidents, litigation arising from 9/11 premise liability and general torts in federal and state courts nationwide. Ms. James is also a highly accomplished panel member, serving as mediator in hundreds of cases that often result in case resolutions. A few of the Panels that Ms. James is a part of include the U.S. Southern and Eastern District courts of New York, the New York State Supreme Court Commercial Division, the City of White Plains as an Arbitrator and Mediator, among many others. Ms. James has the experience to understand how to achieve the most equitable resolution in Commercial and Personal Injury matters, and how to arrive at a resolution in a time and cost-efficient manner.
Ms. James is also associated with a diversity of memberships, including the New York State Bar Association, American Bar Association, where she was previously Chairperson for the Task Force for Plaintiff Involvement and appointed Vice-Chairman Elect Trial Techniques. She is also highly trained in ADR, having over 50 credits in CLE ADR training, and is a regular speaker, recently at the Advanced Commercial Mediation for the NYCBA. Ms. James received her JD, magna cum laude from Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, and her BA, magna cum laude from Pace University.
To schedule a mediation or arbitration with Ms. James, or to obtain her fee schedule,
Please contact or call (212) 465-1128.