Jim has nearly 25 years of experience as a talented litigator, serving a wide range of companies and individuals. As a true generalist, Jim has worked on cases ranging from contract and lease disputes to legal ethics and legal malpractice. He’s represented both plaintiffs and defendants over his career, giving him insights into both sides of matters for the benefit of his clients. He’s valued by both individual and corporate clients for his eclectic experience and his talent for taking a fresh approach to every case.
Jim is a lifelong Clevelander who’s active in the region’s Irish-American community and his alma mater of St. Edward’s High School. As president of the Irish Civic Society, Jim has marched at the head of the line at the Cleveland’s St. Patrick’s Day parade since 2008 and is a founding member of the Irish American Law Society of Cleveland. He is also the long-time president of the Michael D. Symon Foundation and co-chair of the foundation’s Chef’s Gala for Autism Speaks.