Mr. James is a shareholder and treasurer of Wheeler Upham, P.C. He practices primarily in the area of insurance coverage defense litigation and personal injury defense litigation. He represents clients in insurance coverage disputes, both property and liability, arising under a wide variety of policies, including CGL, auto, homeowner, renter, landlord, and professional liability. He has significant experience with claims arising under the Michigan auto no-fault statute. Mr. James has represented both plaintiffs and defendants and is well equipped to analyze issues objectively while preparing a thorough case for his clients.
Mr. James’s general civil practice also includes business, commercial, construction, employment, insurance, personal injury, probate, and real estate litigation.
Mr. James has co-authored a featured article in The Journal of Insurance & Indemnity Law (a publication of the Michigan Bar Association) titled “Underinsured Motor Vehicles and Setoffs for Tortfeasor Coverage” (page 11, Volume 11, No. 2, April 2018.). Mr. James also wrote “The Basics of Stacking” that was published in the same journal (page 8, Volume 11, No. 4, October 2018).