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James E. Richardson

Associate

Overview

Jimmy Richardson represents consumers, employees, investors, and others in their efforts to vindicate their rights and the public interest.  Over nearly a decade of practice, he has pursued cases involving antitrust violations, civil rights, and other complex litigation matters.  Jimmy’s practice is animated by his long-standing commitment to using the law to protect the interests of everyday people against corporate and government misconduct.

A graduate of Harvard Law School, Jimmy worked at a noted litigation firm in New York City before clerking for the Honorable Mary H. Murguia on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He then worked for the World Bank Group Sanctions Board, where he adjudicated appeals of matters involving corruption and fraud in international development, and was then a managing attorney at a national civil rights firm, where he litigated landmark gender discrimination cases.  Jimmy taught students about literature and American culture at Duke University before attending law school.

Jimmy is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and New York State.  He is not yet admitted to practice in California.

Clerkships

  • Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Mary H. Murguia of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School

A.M., Duke University

B.A., University of Arizona

Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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