James J. "Jim" Belanger

James J. "Jim" Belanger


J. Belanger Law PLLC

Recognized since 2007

Tempe, Arizona

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Criminal Defense: General Practice

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Qui Tam Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Criminal Defense: General Practice
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Jim Belanger practices in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, government investigations, professional liability, and administrative and regulatory litigation.

Contact & Links

Location

  • P.O. Box 447
    Tempe, AZ 85280-0447

Education

  • Brandeis University, graduated 1981
  • Arizona State University, graduated 1987

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2014 - Criminal Defense: General Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2011 - Criminal Defense: General Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Scottsdale (2022)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Phoenix (2017)
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Phoenix (2016)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Phoenix (2014)
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy), Phoenix (2013)
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice, Phoenix (2011)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Qui Tam Law

Special Focus

  • Administrative
  • Appellate
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil and Criminal
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Death Penalty
  • Environmental Crimes
  • Federal
  • Forfeiture
  • Fraud
  • Government Investigations
  • Grand Jury
  • Health Care
  • Internal Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Qui Tam/False Claims Act
  • SEC Enforcement
  • Securities Fraud
  • State
  • State and Federal
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated
  • Best Lawyers, White-Collar Criminal Defense, Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Regulatory Litigation (2007 to present); Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, and Qui Tam Law (2016)
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Phoenix, White Collar Criminal Defense (2016)
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Phoenix, Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (2013)
  • Best Lawyers "Lawyer of the Year" in Phoenix, Criminal Defense (2011, 2014)
  • Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations, Band 1 (2004 to present)
  • Super Lawyers (Southwest), White Collar Criminal Defense (2007 to present)

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