James Becker focuses exclusively on complex business litigation in areas such as business and consumer financial services, automobile sales and marketing, commercial and consumer real estate contracts, unfair trade practices, and intellectual property.
He is also listed in the 2016 South Carolina Super Lawyers for Business Litigation.
In the financial services industry, Mr. Becker has frequently defended clients in class-action litigation, experience that has given him extensive knowledge of client industries and the laws and complexities of class-action litigation. His clients include national and regional financial services companies including banks, mortgage lenders, finance companies, and credit card companies.
In the automotive industry, Mr. Becker has represented automotive manufacturers in commercial and consumer disputes, and represents automobile dealers in consumer warranty, financing, and statutory compliance claims, including class actions.
Mr. Becker also handles intellectual property disputes, including those involving trademarks and trade secrets.
- Mr. Becker recently handled a multi-million dollar indemnification contract dispute for a national bank.
- He has defended lenders in class actions involving consumer-lending practices, and automobile dealers in class actions involving consumer protection code compliance.
- Earlier in his career at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, Mr. Becker served as the group leader for the firm's Litigation Group
BEFORE HAYNSWORTH SINKLER BOYD
Mr. Becker was a staff member for a U.S. Senator, an asset manager for a publicly traded real estate investment trust, and co-owner of a commercial real estate services company.