James Sottile

Jim Sottile's practice focuses on commercial litigation with particular emphasis on complex bankruptcy matters. He is a seasoned trial lawyer who has tried more than 30 cases to decision, including matters involving fraudulent conveyances, alter ego/veil piercing, insurance coverage, securities fraud, and professional malpractice. In addition to his trial work, Jim regularly defends client in investigations by the SEC and other financial regulators including the New York Department of Financial Services.

Jim's recent experience prior to joining Jones Day in 2016 includes representing the principals of a major nursing home business in defeating at trial claims seeking to hold them liable for more than $1 billion in tort judgments, representing The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in connection with several governmental investigations, and representing a leading mortgage services company in settling claims by the New York Department of Financial Services.

Jim has been named a notable insurance practitioner in Chambers USA: America's Leading Business Lawyers since 2005 and has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (insurance law) since 2011. He is also a former adjunct professor at Georgetown University where he taught securities litigation.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Business & Tort Litigation
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.,1985)
Education University of Florida (B.S., 1982)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm JONES DAY
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-sottile-99a13016
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