Jim solves problems for people in crisis, representing entities and individuals in complex litigation in Rhode Island and other New England jurisdictions.
He brings to his practice - in commercial litigation, asbestos defense, and toxic tort defense - over 25 years of high-profile trial and appellate experience. Jim also is a member of the firm’s Appellate Group.
Tenacious in finding creative solutions to his clients’ most difficult problems, Jim currently is defending a number of national companies in hundreds of asbestos-related injury cases in Rhode Island and Connecticut.
Jim is fluent in French.
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24 AP&S Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2019
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27 AP&S Attorneys Selected for 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
•Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the field of Mass Tort / Class Actions - Defendants, 2015 -2020.
•Best Lawyers’ 2015 Lawyer of the Year, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants, Providence. Jim was one of 14 lawyers in New England who won “Lawyer of the Year” the very first year selected to Best Lawyers in America .
•New York University School of Law Moot Court Board winner of a prestigious national moot court competition.
•Selected as a Rhode Island Super Lawyer, 2008-2018.