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Provided by James Shelson

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Jim Shelson represents clients in a range of commercial litigation matters. His litigation experience includes toxic torts, products liability, business torts and commercial disputes, consumer finance and lender liability, coverage disputes and bad-faith claims. He has represented clients from many industries, including chemical and product manufacturing, aviation, agriculture, insurers, banks and other financial institutions and lenders, telecommunications companies, automotive suppliers and casinos.

Jim’s practice often involves technical expert evidence in the areas of toxicology, epidemiology, medical science and causation in tort cases, as well as complex business and financial analysis in commercial disputes. He is also experienced in the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques to resolve claims.

Professional Memberships

Mississippi Bar

Alabama State Bar

American Bar Association, Trial Practice Section & Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Fifth Circuit Bar Association

Capital Area Bar Association

International Association of Defense Counsel, Toxic and Hazardous Substances Litigation Committee - Chair

Chambers Review

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Litigation: General Commercial - Mississippi
3
Band 3

James Shelson is an impressive litigator with wide-ranging experience in commercial disputes. His caseload includes toxic tort and product liability suits, as well as insurance coverage claims.

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