James Michael Cavanaugh, American Lawyer. Bar: Ohio 1974, District of Columbia 1977, United States District Court District of Columbia 1978, United States Claims Court 1981, United States Court Appeals (District of Columbia circuit) 1978, United States Court Appeals (federal circuit)1984. Trustee Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, 1973-1974. Member Maritime Law Association (associate).
Worked at Holland & Knight LLP (Washington, DC) specializing in General Practice including Administrative Law, Admiralty, Agribusiness, Antitrust, Bankruptcy, Civil and White Collar Criminal Litigation, Commercial Leasing, Computer Law, Construction Law, Environmental and Land Use, Energy, Financial Institutions, General Corporate, Health Care, Housing and Housing Finance, Immigration, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Business, Labor/Employment/ERISA, Legislation, Media Law, Mortgage Banking, Probate and Estate Planning, Public Finance, Real Estate Finance and Development, Securities and Corporate Finance, Taxation (State, Federal and International) and Workers' Compensation. Admitted to the bar, 1974, Ohio. 1977, District of Columbia.
Phi Beta Kappa. Author: "Eastern Promise: Opportunities for Western Law Firms in the Asia Pacific Region," Lawyers in Europe, November 1993. Seminar "United States. Product Liability Law As Applied to the Software Industry," Australia National University, October 1995.
Attorney-Advisor, Office of the General Counsel, Maritime Administration, United States. Department of Commerce, 1974-1977. Chairman, Water Transportation Law Committee, Federal Bar Association, 1979-1980.
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