James focuses his practice on litigation in the health care industry. In particular, he represents health systems, hospitals, and drug and device companies in litigation against private insurers, the federal government and state programs, and defending health care clients in high-stakes federal and state agency investigations and litigation, including actions involving False Claims Act, qui tam, Anti-Kickback, Stark Law, and Sunshine Act claims.
In addition to his health care practice, James maintains an extensive practice in other complex litigation matters. With nearly two decades of trial and appellate experience, he represents clients with issues related to products liability, real estate, contract disputes, franchise, trade secrets and non-competes, securities, consumer finance, statutory rights, torts, and digital ledger technology.
James earned his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Hampden-Sydney College. He then earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. While in law school, James was on the Lile Mile Court Board, Extramural Moot Court, Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Virginia Sports & Entertainment Law Journal, Asian Pacific-Asian Law Students Association, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. He was a legal intern for the Hon. R. Terrence Ney, where he conducted research for a variety of civil, criminal and domestic-relations matters.