Jim has tried every nature of civil case in the state and federal courts in over 40 years of practice. His cases have included matters involving airplane crashes, surgical microscopes, all types of construction equipment and transactional matters, professional negligence of architects, engineers, attorneys, real estate agents and brokers and accountants, eminent domain, wrongful death, dram shop actions, personal injury, insurance coverage, products liability and a variety of others. Currently, he focuses for the most part on complex commercial litigation. He has also continued an active appellate process before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals having briefed and argued over thirty cases. Prior to joining Wadleigh in 1972 he completed a clerkship with the Justices of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
In addition to being listed with Best Lawyers in America since 2006, Jim is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, has been named as a New England Super Lawyer since 2007, is listed in Chambers USA, and is a recipient of the NH Bar Association President's Award for Service to the Profession.