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Jim’s practice focuses in the areas of complex civil litigation, white collar defense, and government investigations. Jim represents clients in matters before state and federal enforcement and investigative bodies, including the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Election Commission, the United States Senate, and the 9/11 Commission. On behalf of his clients, Jim has handled investigations into claims of mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, bid rigging, market manipulation, and violations of the Federal Election laws.

In his civil practice, Jim handles litigation involving business disputes, fiduciary duties, product liability, employee benefits, securities, antitrust, intellectual property, and false advertising. His clients work in the construction, energy, financial services, biotechnology, education, media, and accounting industries. Jim also has extensive experience leading large-scale e-discovery projects, including work with predictive coding.

Credentials

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Counsel (2019-Present)
    • Associate (2014-2018)
  • Jones Day
    • Associate (2011-2013)
  • Williams & Connolly, LLP
    • Associate (2005-2011)
  • The Honorable John D. Bates, District Judge, Washington, D.C.
    • Law Clerk (2004-2005)
  • Covington & Burling
    • Associate (2003-2004)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • American Heart Association Lawyers Have Heart, Executive Leadership Committee Member (2013)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association, Annual Luncheon Steering Committee, Member (2012-2013)
  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association

Bar Memberships

  • District of Columbia, 2004
  • Massachusetts, 2012
  • New York, 2004
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia, 2005
  • United States District Court, Massachusetts, 2012

News & Insight

Publication

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court: G4S Technology LLC v. Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation

June 1, 2018

In March 2016, a Massachusetts Suffolk Superior Court, applying then-existing law, ruled that a contractor that intentionally breached a design- build contract by not timely paying subcontractors forfeited its unrelated $14 million breach of contract claim…

Publication

Textbook Copyright v. Open Educational Resources

May 1, 2012
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Firm News

Hinckley Allen Expands Construction and Litigation Practice Groups

May 12, 2014

Hinckley Allen has significantly expanded its capabilities across the Northeast with the appointment of several new attorneys to the firm’s Albany and Boston offices. The addition of James J. Barriere, Nathan R. Sabourin, Chad J. Caplan and James L.Tuxb…