Angela Payne James

Angela Payne James is a partner in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation matters with an emphasis on technology and intellectual property related disputes, including patent and trademark litigation.

Ms. James has extensive experience in federal and state court at both the trial and appellate levels. She has litigated matters on behalf of a variety of clients from Fortune 500 companies to mid-sized businesses across numerous industries, including the medical technology, computer software, computer manufacturing, advertising, chemical agriculture, telecommunications, retail, media and entertainment industries on a nationwide basis. Ms. James also has extensive experience counseling clients on intellectual property compliance and enforcement matters, including website and domain name disputes.

At the firm, Ms. James serves as the Chair of the Atlanta Diversity Committee, is a member of the firm’s nationwide Diversity Steering Committee and was the recipient of the 2006 Alston & Bird LLP Diversity Leadership Award.

After graduating, cum laude, from Harvard Law School and before joining the firm, Ms. James served as a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation and 3) Commercial
Law School Harvard Law School, J.D., 1996
Admitted Year 1997
Education Harvard College, B.A., 1992
Bar Member / Association Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
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