John E. James, a retired Potter Anderson partner, practiced in various litigation areas including: insurance coverage litigation, in which he has represented Fortune 500 and other corporate policyholders in litigation against their insurance companies with respect to coverage for environmental, asbestos, other products, employment, D&O, property, fidelity, business interruption and other liabilities; commercial litigation, in which he has represented parties in various forms of business litigation relating to contract disputes, bankruptcy actions and business tort suits; and corporate governance litigation.
With respect to Bar activities, John served on the Board of Bar Examiners of the Delaware Supreme Court for 12 years. He also was a member of the American Bar Association during his career and served in a leadership capacity in the Litigation Section and its Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee.
University of North Carolina, J.D., 1979
Brown University, M.A., 1973
Davidson College, A.B., cum laude, 1972; Phi Beta Kappa
Bar & Court Admissions
- Delaware, 1979
United States District Court for the District of Delaware
United States Courts of Appeal for the Third and Fourth Circuits