Toxic Tort, Product Liability, Commercial Litigation, Estate and Probate Planning and Litigation

James M. Conway

925.300.3520, ext. 302
Fax: 925.300.3386
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Of Counsel

Primary Areas of Legal Practice

Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Products Liability, Toxic Tort

Professional Experience

James Conway is a litigation attorney with more than 20 years of experience.  He has personally tried more than forty jury trials to verdict, without an adverse verdict since his first year of practice.  For the past fifteen years, his practice has concentrated on the defense of product manufacturers, dealers/distributors, contractors and premises owners in product liability and toxic tort claims.  He currently specializes in fact development/trial preparation through depositions of plaintiffs and witnesses in the most serious personal injury and wrongful death cases alleging asbestos exposure.  Mr. Conway also has experience in general commercial litigation, insurance litigation and criminal litigation.  He has handled hundreds of court hearings and examined many hundreds of witnesses in court and jury trials, contested evidentiary hearings and depositions.

Past and Present Representative Clients

Mack Trucks, Inc., Navistar, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corporation, General Motors Corporation, Shell Oil Company, Bechtel Corporation, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

Education and Honors

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1991
  • San Diego State University, A.B 1998, Summa Cum Laude with distinction in Economics

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit