James E. Fitzgerald

James E. Fitzgerald has a broad complex commercial litigation practice representing insurance companies and major corporations around the country in federal and state courts.

Mr. Fitzgerald has tried more than 40 jury cases in federal and state courts around the country, and has handled numerous arbitrations before the American Arbitration Association (AAA), Independent Film and Television Alliance, National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He also advises major corporations in connection with internal corporate investigations concerning both civil and criminal liability.

Mr. Fitzgerald received his J.D. from Fordham University Law School in 1979. He serves as an instructor as an instructor at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy teaching trial and litigation skills.

Mr. Fitzgerald has been recognized by Chambers USA and Super Lawyers. He is a frequent speaker and moderator, including CLE programs, on the topics of insurance coverage, bad faith, claims handling and general litigation/trial skills.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Insurance Litigation, 2) Litigation, 3) Insurance and 4) North America
Law School Fordham University School of Law (J.D.,1979)
Education Georgetown University School of Business (B.S.B.A.,1976)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-fitzgerald-97b59912
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