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James M. Jones

Jim Jones represents clients in complex commercial, class action, and multijurisdictional litigation. He has prosecuted and defended these actions in state and federal trial and appellate courts around the country and before arbitration panels. These actions have included breach of contract, business tort, accountants' liability, environmental, product liability, False Claims Act, fraud, consumer fraud, and like claims. In these proceedings, Jim has represented energy companies, education providers, financial institutions, telecommunications companies, and medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Jim's commercial litigation docket involves matters for electrical power suppliers and steel manufacturers like United States Steel and their rights and obligations under coal supply agreements. His environmental work includes the defense of former Edison Mission Energy and current NRG affiliates in Clean Air Act litigation initiated by the federal government and various states against current and former owners and operators of coal-fired power plants, as well as the defense of coal and wind power generators in suits brought by owners of property in the area of generating facilities. [1]