James Worthington is a partner in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office. He focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and government and internal investigations. Most recently, Mr. Worthington has advised clients in cross-border trade secret disputes, and he has recently represented clients in high stakes disputes and governmental investigations relating to the subprime mortgage and credit crisis, including a variety of CDO and credit insurance litigations and investigations.
Mr. Worthington also has significant experience with e-discovery issues, having managed international e-discovery efforts in multiple significant matters for a number of Fortune 50 clients. He has worked with a wide variety of e-discovery vendors in the design of discovery databases and custom filtering and search tools, and has also worked closely with clients in designing electronic data systems to ensure compliance with regulatory data retention requirements such as SEC Rule 17a-4(b)(4).
Mr. Worthington received his B.A. degree in Literature, cum laude, from Yale University in 1990. He received his J.D. degree in 2001 from New York University School of Law, where he served as the Senior Notes Editor of the N.Y.U. Environmental Law Journal. While there, he received the "American Jurisprudence Award" in Constitutional Law and the "Seymour Goldstein Memorial Prize" in Labor Relations. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.
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