James Phillips serves as the Litigation Leader for BakerHostetler’s Houston office litigation group, with practice management responsibility for more than 40 litigation attorneys, and is the Deputy Chair of the firm’s Product Liability and Toxic Tort team. James is a skilled trial lawyer recognized for his counsel and aggressive defense of product manufacturers, sellers, premises owners and contractors in product liability and construction litigation, as well as his commercial litigation experience. He is trusted for his sound judgment in advising corporate clients involved in crisis situations and catastrophic matters, including project management, product investigations, recalls, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigations and matters before the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
Areas of Focus
New York Court of Appeals Confirms Attorney-Client Privilege Can Apply Without Anticipated/Pending Litigation or Client’s Affirmative Request for Legal Advice
02/23/2024|2 minute read
No Further Warnings – Prosecutors Bring First Pure Legal Digital Asset Tax Indictment; More Criminal Cases to Come
02/23/2024|3 minute read