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James Case

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Dykema

Michigan, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Litigation
  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction Law
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Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation
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Profile

James R. Case is a member in Dykema's Detroit office. His practice focuses on commercial, contract, construction, and surety law.

In his construction practice, Jim provides representation for numerous design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers in a wide range of business matters, including defense and prosecution of claims relating to damages for delay, differing site conditions, construction change directives, owner interference, design errors/omissions, and contract interpretation in connection with public and private construction projects (commercial, institutional, and industrial). In his surety practice, Jim represents sureties in large and small matters including defaults, litigation, and claims against performance and payment bonds.

Jim serves on the American Arbitration Association's National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators, and the American Arbitration Association's Large, Complex Case Panel. As a mediator/arbitrator, Jim employs prompt and effective methods of dispute resolution. He has served on numerous arbitration and mediation panels since 1988 and regularly attends alternative dispute resolution continuing education and training. He has mediated and arbitrated construction cases involving delay damages, failure to perform, owner interference, design errors/omissions, differing site conditions, construction change directives, payment disputes, and contract interpretation.

Jim has presented papers, articles and speeches at numerous seminars and events in Michigan and nationally for the Surety Claims Institute; ABA Forum on the Construction Industry; Trial Practice Program at the IADC Fidelity & Surety Midwinter Meetings; Institute of Continuing Legal Education; Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan; National Business Institute, Inc.; National Electrical Contractors Association; Builders Institute of America; and the Engineering Society of Detroit.

Jim was ranked among The Best Lawyers in America®, by Woodward/White, Inc.; was named a “Michigan Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters; and was rated a “Top Lawyer” by dbusiness Magazine.

Bar Admissions

Michigan

Education
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1980 Colgate University, B.A., 1977

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation

Blogs

NextGen Financial Services Report

NextGen Financial Services Report is published by the Financial Industry Group at Dykema. The Financial Services Industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change in recent years, and with a new presidential administration more changes and developments are on the way. Fast-paced changes are also being driven by rapid technology developments, big data, mobile banking/payments, privacy and data security, and social media technologies affecting banks and credit...

The Firewall

The Firewall keeps you up to date on the hottest legal topics in the ever-changing world of data security and privacy. As information security becomes a critical facet of all businesses and industries and the target of many regulators, it is important to stay apprised of new legal developments. The Firewall provides insightful legal analysis of the emerging issues in data privacy and cybersecurity law to help businesses stay ahead of the curve.

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