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.
- Columbia University (J.D. 2009; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; James Kent Scholar; Simon H. Rifkind Prize for the best overall performance in the first year moot court); Case Western Reserve University (B.A. in Economics and History summa cum laude 2006; Phi Beta Kappa)
- Pennsylvania, New York, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York
- Law Clerk to Judge Roslynn R. Mauskopf, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York (2011-2012)