Jim is a senior paralegal with over 25 years of experience as both a litigation and corporate paralegal. He spent 14 years as a corporate paralegal before joining Hausfeld in 2009.
Jim has extensive experience in the areas of antitrust, mass tort, and compliance matters.
Jim has experience working with high profile clients, including former NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball players and football players, and NFL retired players. Jim also has well established connections on Capitol Hill and has organized meetings with Hausfeld attorneys and members of Congress on a variety of matters.
Jim earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Jurisprudence from the University of Baltimore in 1994.
- O'Bannon v. NCAA - In this landmark litigation (Case No. 09-cv-03329, N.D.Cal.), Jim served as the Hausfeld paralegal from case inception in 2009 through the 14-day bench trial in 2014. Hausfeld represented the class of college athletes who collectively alleged that the NCAA violated federal antitrust law by foreclosing former athletes from receiving compensation related to the use of their names, images, and likeness in television broadcasts, rebroadcasts, and videogames.
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- In re NFL Players' Concussion Injury Litigation - In this high-profile litigation (Case No. 12-md-2323, E.D. Pa.), Jim served as the Hausfeld paralegal from case inception in 2012 through the ongoing administration of the Class Settlement on behalf of hundreds of retired NFL football player clients, including assessing potential claims and ferrying eligible claimants through the settlement process.