Managing AssociateWashington, D.C.
James is a Managing Associate in the Supreme Court & Appellate practice group.
Before joining Orrick, James served as a law clerk to the Honorable A. Raymond Randolph of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, to the Honorable Timothy B. Dyk of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and to the Honorable Analisa Torres of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. He was previously a litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington. There, he represented corporate officials in federal investigations, as well as municipal, nonprofit, and individual clients in civil rights litigation at the trial and appellate stages.
James graduated from Yale Law School, where he served as an executive officer of the Yale Law Journal and as a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Before law school, James worked as a strategy and project management consultant for clients in the education and healthcare industries.