James D. Wing

James D. Wing is a partner in Holland & Knight's Miami office and practices in the area of commercial litigation and arbitration, focusing particularly on matters involving international issues in a wide variety of commercial contexts. He litigates on both the plaintiff and defense sides (many through appeal) complex cases involving international petro-chemical shipping and trading; agricultural product growing and distribution; international acquisitions; securities transactions; complex mortgage foreclosure guarantor and lender liability; civil rights litigation involving rights of mentally disadvantaged confined in punitive facilities; municipal finance; and commercial fraud.

Mr. Wing has also been actively involved in complex international and domestic litigation (principally for publicly-held companies or large professional service firms) involving IT system failures; covenants not to compete, trade secrets and breaches of fiduciary duty by former employees; complex partnership funding issues; contract and tort claims in the hotel franchising industry; suits to enforce non-foreclosable liens against real estate; directors' fiduciary liability; uranium and chemical processing; coal supply contracts; commercial secured lending and leasing; bankruptcy adversary proceedings; international enforcement of divorce property settlement decrees; corporate and partnership dissolutions; federal and state security and consumer class actions; shareholder derivative suits; real estate transactions and real estate brokerage claims; construction matters involving significant issues of architect and engineer negligence; OTS asset freeze and administrative civil penalty litigation; director and officer liability insurance coverage; international accountant tax malpractice; property disputes between national, local and state supervisory church bodies and local churches; physician staff privilege and alleged fraudulent Medicare coding; life settlements; international products liability; insurance and re-insurance; complex partnership accountings; foreign currency controls; factoring fraud; sewer and water utilities; contractual and competitive relationships in the electric utility industry; disputes between private entities, municipal government and federal environmental regulators; attempts to re-negotiate unfavorable contracts across an industry; cross-border judgment enforcement; accounting firm expulsion, indemnity and advancement matters; real estate appraisal science; international engineering joint ventures; zoning litigation; and wholesale distribution of magazines.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and Dispute Resolution, 2) International Litigation and Arbitration, 3) Corporate Governance, 4) Compliance Services, 5) Insurance Transactions and Regulatory, 6) Insurance Disputes - Insurers and 7) Insurance Disputes - Policyholders
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D.)
Education The University of Chicago (M.A.)
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association
Most recent firm Holland & Knight LLP
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