Robert C. James focuses his practice on litigation. Over the last few years, he has become very involved in litigating natural gas industry matters, from representing industry vendors on well site accident claims, to insurance disputes related to Master Service Agreements, to defending claims against a landman. He also defends various professionals through their Errors and Omissions (E&O) coverage. This encompasses representing, among others, insurance agents, brokers, realtors, appraisers, physicians, and others.
In addition to representing clients through E&O coverage, he works at defending businesses against deliberate intent actions, accidents caused by employees, Title VII matters, etc. He has represented a diversified client base ranging from individual professionals, to family-owned businesses, to Fortune 500 companies like Lowes and CVS.
He holds a law license in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. He regularly represents clients before state and federal courts in southeastern Ohio, southwestern Pennsylvania, and throughout West Virginia. He handles all phases of civil litigation from pre-litigation through mediation, hearings, trials, and appeals.