Claire James is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on helping businesses and individuals protect their most valued assets.
Business Law/Commercial Litigation
As a seasoned commercial litigator, Claire frequently assists companies seeking to protect their trade secrets, uphold their employment agreements, and maintain their competitive edge. For example, she litigates disputes involving violations of covenants not to compete, breach of fiduciary duty, and theft of trade secrets. She also has experience representing clients in lawsuits involving business dissolutions, construction disputes, and collections. A talented legal writer as well as a skillful courtroom advocate, Claire is particularly proficient at obtaining and resisting temporary restraining orders and temporary injunctions and obtaining and resisting summary judgment.
Claire’s focus on defending her clients’ most valued assets also extends to family law, where she represents clients in all types of family matters, including divorces, custody disputes, enforcement cases, and modifications. Claire, a former Child Protective Services worker, understands the financial and emotional cost of litigation — especially when children are involved. Therefore, she guides her clients with compassion and pragmatism, employing a variety of tools to help them resolve their family disputes.