James has experience working on complex litigation, consumer fraud, and environmental matters and assisting on government investigations. He has drafted memoranda, briefs, and court orders, and has experience managing contracts for private businesses. Prior to joining the firm, James worked with the Civil Litigation Clinic at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, drafting motions, interviewing and counseling clients, conducting discovery, and representing clients through mediation and settlement.
Before attending law school, James served as an Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps. He led Marines of the 1st Marine Division on operational deployments to Afghanistan, Yemen, Kuwait, and Jordan. Following his overseas service, James was selected to serve as an instructor at the Expeditionary Warfare Training Group – Pacific. As a Captain, he leveraged his own operational experience to prepare senior officers and select foreign partners for their own crisis-response deployments abroad.
Articles in the National Law Review database by James D. Cromley