Litigation Partner Jim McCarney Joins Sheppard Mullin New YorkGeneral Commercial Litigator Adds White Collar Defense & Investment Firm Expertise
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP: Litigation Partner Jim McCarney Joins Sheppard Mullin New York
Litigation Partner Jim McCarney Joins Sheppard Mullin New York
General Commercial Litigator Adds White Collar Defense & Investment Firm Expertise
June 15, 2010
James G. McCarney has joined the New York office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as a partner in the firm's Business Trial practice group.
McCarney most recently practiced at Howrey in New York.
brings an exceptional background in general commercial litigation with a white collar defense specialty, as well as significant investment industry expertise.
"I look forward to growing the firm's litigation practice with my new partners in New York and in the firm's other offices," McCarney
is a first rate firm dedicated to growing its New York presence and its litigation practice, and I'm excited to be part of that.
The firm's deep expertise in areas as diverse as banking & finance, white collar defense and employment law provide natural synergies with my litigation practice.
I was attracted to the firm's strong platform, its collegial atmosphere, and its entrepreneurial spirit."
has handled a wide variety of civil and criminal litigations in federal and state courts, as well as arbitrations in the US and Europe.
Prosecuting and defending claims on behalf of both domestic and international clients, he has served as trial and appellate counsel in cases involving accounting, contract, corporate, partnership, securities fraud, RICO, banking, intellectual property, real estate, trust and estates and employment law.
During the course of his
work for international clients and organizations, McCarney
has often been called upon to bring issues of international law into focus for consideration and application by US tribunals.
In addition to his
trial work on employment-related claims, McCarney
has developed an expertise in representing senior executive and investment banking clients in employment and separation agreement negotiation and litigating related non-competition issues.
McCarney received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1981 and an undergraduate degree, with honors, from University of Virginia in 1978.