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» Delaware, 1979
                                                          John E. James
                                                          Partner
» United States District Court for
 the District of Delaware                                 TEL: (302) 984-6018

                                                          FAX: (302) 658-5607
» United States Courts of Appeal
 for the Third and Fourth                                 jjames@potteranderson.com

 Circuits
                                     Mr. James' practice encompasses various litigation areas including: insurance
                                     coverage litigation, in which he has represented Fortune 500 and other
PRACTICE AREAS
                                     corporate policyholders in litigation against their insurance companies with
» Bankruptcy and Corporate
                                     respect to coverage for environmental, asbestos, other products, employment,
 Reorganization
                                     D&O, property, business interruption, and other liabilities; commercial
» Commercial Litigation              litigation, in which he has represented parties in various forms of business
  » Alternative Dispute              litigation relating to contract disputes, bankruptcy actions, and business tort
    Resolution                       suits, such as RICO actions; and corporate governance litigation. His trial
                                     experience includes serving as counsel for major corporations in the two
» Corporation Law - Litigation
                                     longest civil jury trials in Delaware State Court history.
» Insurance Recovery Litigation
 and Advice                          Education

NEWS & PUBLICATIONS                    University of North Carolina, J.D., 1979
                                       Brown University, M.A., 1973
» Benchmark Litigation Names
                                       Davidson College, A.B., cum laude, 1972; Phi Beta Kappa
 Six Potter Anderson & Corroon
 Partners Top Litigators
                                     Representative Matters
» 27 Potter Anderson & Corroon
                                     Mr. James' primary practice area for almost twenty years has been the
 Attorneys Listed in The Best
                                     representation of policyholders in complex insurance coverage litigation
 Lawyers in America 2011
                                     against their insurers. These actions have involved claims implicating various
» John James Recognized by           types of coverage, including coverage for environmental liabilities (Hercules
 Who’s Who Legal in Insurance        Incorporated v. Aetna Casualty and Surety Company, C.A. Nos. 92C-10-105 and
 and Reinsurance                     90C-FE-195-1-CV (Consolidated) (Del. Super. Ct.); Monsanto Company v. Aetna
» Two Potter Anderson Attorneys      Casualty and Surety Company, C.A. No. 88C-JA-118 (Del. Super. Ct.); North
 Re-appointed to Board of Bar        American Philips Corporation v. Aetna Casualty and Surety Company, C.A. No.
 Examiners of the Supreme Court      88C-JA-155 (Del. Super. Ct.)); directors' and officers' liabilities (Massachusetts
 of Delaware                         Mutual Life Insurance Company, et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's et al., C.A.
» Potter Anderson Receives           No. 4791 (Del. Ch.); (AT&T Corp. v. Clarendon America Insurance Co., C.A. No.
 Benchmark Litigation’s Highest      04C-11-167 (JRJ) (Del. Super. Ct.); Sun-Times Media Group, Inc. v. Royal &
 Ranking and Recognition of          SunAlliance Ins. Co. of Canada, C.A. No. 06C-11-108(RRC) (Del. Su
 Seven Attorneys                     per. Ct.); Cirka v. National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa., C.A. No.
                                     20250-NC (Del. Ch.)); tobacco liabilities (Liggett Group Inc. v. Affiliated FM
» Potter Anderson Insurance
                                     Insurance Company, C.A. No. 00C-01-207 (HDR) (Del. Super. Ct.)); asbestos
 Coverage Litigators Obtain
                                     and other product liabilities (Conagra Foods, Inc. v. Lexington Insurance Co., C.A.
 Victories Involving Insurance
 Coverage in Excess of $100
 Million                              John E. James                (cont.)

» Potter Anderson & Corroon           No. 09C-02-170(FSS) (Del. Super. Ct.); Viking Pump, Inc. et al. v. Liberty Mutual
 Attorneys Receive Appointments       Insurance Company et al., C.A. No. 1465-VCS (Del. Ch.); Federal Insurance
 to American Bar Association          Company v. Alpharma Inc., C. A. No. SOM-C-2003-06 (N.J. Super. Ct.); Hercules
                                      Incorporated v. OneBeacon America Insurance Company, C.A. No. 02C-11-237 SCD
» Potter Anderson & Corroon
                                      (Del. Super. Ct.); I.U. North America, Inc. v. A.I.U. Insurance Company, C.A. No.
 Partner John E. James Honored
                                      01C-02-007 (MJB) (Del. Super. Ct.); Shook & Fletcher Asbestos Settlement Trust v.
 by ABA
                                      Safety National Casualty Corporation, C. A. No. 04C-02-087 (MMJ) (Del. Super.
» John E. James is subject of         Ct.)); employee benefit liabilities (Alpharma Inc. v. Zurich American Insurance
 feature article entitled "Case       Company, 04-3536 (KSH) (D.N.J.)); loss mitigation (Oxford Health Plans, Inc. v.
 Closed. Now What?," ABA              Liberty Surplus Insurance Corporation, C.A. No. 03-04-268 (WCC) (Del. Super.
 Journal                              Ct.)); 9/11 liabilities (Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas v. Royal Surplus Lines
» Insurance 101 – Insights for        Insurance Company, C.A. No. 06C-09-261 (SCD) (Del. Super. Ct.)); Katrina
 Young Lawyers: Can You Keep          damages (Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's v. Tyson Foods, Inc., C.A. No.
 a Secret? Privileged                 07C-06-256 (JEB) (Del. Super. Ct.)); maritime liabilities (Aspen Insurance UK
 Communications Between The           Ltd. v. BJ Services Company, USA, C.A. No. 09C-07-170 (JOH)). The remainder
 Policyholder And Its Broker          of Mr. James' practice includes commercial litigation across a broad spectrum
» An Overview of Important            that includes securities litigation (In Re Adams Golf Securities Litigation, Consol.
 Insurance Coverage Issues for        C.A. No. 99-371 (KAJ) (D. Del.)), products liability (Mayor James H. Sills, Jr. v.
 the Non-Coverage Lawyer              Smith & Wesson Corp., C.A. No. 99C-09-283 (FSS) (Del. Super. Ct.)), and
                                      business torts (McMahon v. New Castle Associates, C.A. No. 87-526 (JRR) (D.
» Emergence of the New Asbestos
                                      Del.)).
 Coverage Litigation Wave: An
 Overview
                                      Seminars & Speeches
» The Complex Insurance
                                      Mr. James' recent speaking engagements include:
 Coverage Action's Case
 Management Process: From               Speaker on a program entitled, "Ace in the Hole or Cheap Trick? Invoking
 Complaint Until Trial - The            Arbitration Clauses in Coverage Litigation," at the March, 2010 annual
 Policyholder's Perspective,            meeting of the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the ABA
» Claims Made Coverage - New            Section of Litigation in Tucson.
 Millennium Developments                Speaker on a program entitled, "10 Things Every Lawyer Should Know About
                                        Commercial Insurance Coverage," presented at the April 2009 ABA Litigation
» New Millennium Developments
                                        Section's Annual Conference in Atlanta.
 in Delaware D&O
                                        Program Chair and Moderator, Not Just An Ordinary Day In Court: The
 Indemnification
                                        Insurance Coverage Jury Trial, March 2006 Annual Meeting of the Insurance
» Privileged Communications and         Coverage Litigation Committee of the ABA Section of Litigation, Tucson,
 the Delaware Corporation:              Arizona
 Corporate and Commercial               Program Chair and Moderator, Hollywood Squares for Busy Litigators: Do You
 Privilege Litigation in the            Know if Your Client Has Insurance Coverage?, August 2005 Annual Meeting of
 Delaware Courts                        the ABA, Chicago, Illinois
» Drafting Directors' and Officers'     Emergence of the New Asbestos Coverage Litigation Wave: An Overview, May 2004
 Indemnification Agreements:
 Pitfalls for the Corporation    John E. James             (cont.)

» Genetic Engineering: A          Annual Meeting of the ABA's Litigation Section, Phoenix, Arizona
 "Potential" Emerging Coverage    Co-Chair, ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee's 2004 Annual
 Issue?                           Conference, Tucson, Arizona
                                  Litigating Insurance Coverage Cases, June 2002 Mealey's Conference on New
» Directors' and Officers'
                                  Insurance Issues in the Northeast in New York City.
 Indemnification Agreements:
 Precision Pays
                                 Professional Activities
                                  Delaware State Bar Association; Litigation Section; Tort and Insurance
                                  Section
                                  American Bar Association:
                                     - Litigation Section and its Committees on Insurance Coverage
                                     Litigation, Commercial and Business Litigation, Pretrial Practice and
                                     Discovery and Trial Practice;
                                     - Co-Chair, Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of the Litigation
                                     Section (2006 - 2009); past Editor-in-Chief, Coverage (bi-monthly
                                     journal published by the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee of
                                     the Litigation Section); past Vice Co-Chair, Insurance Coverage
                                     Litigation Committee of the Litigation Section;
                                     - Business Law Section and its Committees on Corporate Governance
                                     and Business and Corporate Litigation;
                                     - Tort and Insurance Practice Section and its Committees on Insurance
                                     Coverage Litigation and Professionals’, Officers’ and Directors’ Liability
                                  United States District Court for the District of Delaware, District Court
                                  Advisory Committee (1995-2004); Court appointed Ombudsman
                                  (2003-2007); Court appointed Special Master (2005-2010)

								
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