James W.Carlson


Pittsburgh + 1.412.394.9503

James Carlson assists clients with navigating a broad range of complex litigation legal issues, including commercial disputes, shareholder actions, antitrust, regulatory investigations, intellectual property, and securities fraud. He has represented banks, auditing firms, wireless communications companies, cosmetics manufacturers, airlines, film studios, and the directors of public companies.

James practiced in the New York office of an international law firm prior to joining Jones Day in 2019. His recent representations include a prominent semiconductor and telecommunications company in connection with competition and patent actions around the world and a multinational bank in actions across the United States related to the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. James also recently obtained the complete dismissal of shareholder derivative actions filed in West Virginia and Delaware against the former outside directors of a mining company.


  • Platform compels arbitration in business-to-business putative class action alleging breach of contract and fraudJones Day obtained an order compelling arbitration in a business-to-business putative class action lawsuit brought against a services platform by its business partners, alleging the platform improperly breached its contracts and violated the Illinois consumer fraud statute.
  • Qualcomm achieves global settlement with AppleJones Day represented Qualcomm Incorporated against Apple Inc. and four contract manufacturers of Apple devices in a lawsuit involving claims for breach of contract and violations of federal antitrust laws and the California Unfair Competition Law.
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