James C. Riley

Partner at Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLP

James C. Riley

James C. Riley

Partner at Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLP

Biography

James C. Riley
Practice Areas

General Litigation,Commercial Litigation, Employment

Partner, Greenwich, CT
203-862-2342
jriley@wbamct.com
Education
Georgetown University School of Law, J.D., 1985
Editor, American Criminal Law Review, 1984-1985
Georgetown University, B.A. cum laude, 1982
Admitted to Practice
Connecticut, 1985
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1991
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut, 1986
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1989
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2007

Profile
Jim has over 20 years of litigation experience with Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLC and its predecessor firms. He has represented clients in a broad range of matters, including commercial disputes, employment litigation and property disputes, in both state and federal courts and alternative dispute forums. His cases have involved, for example, disputes involving the purchase and sale of businesses, shareholder disputes, disputes involving the purchase, sale and use of real property, claims involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants and other employment-related disputes, and tax assessment appeals. He has also testified as an expert witness on the issue of the reasonableness of attorneys' fees to a prevailing plaintiff.

Professional and Community Affiliations
Connecticut Bar Association
Fairfield County Bar Association
Special Master, Superior Court of the State of Connecticut

Reported Decisions Include

McCoy v. Brown, 130 Conn. App. 702, 2011 WL 3506149 (Conn. Super. Aug. 16, 2011), and 2010 WL 1233816 (Conn. Super. Feb. 23, 2010)


Loeb v. Blue Star Jets, LLC, 2009 WL 4906538 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 17, 2009)


Mara v. Otto, 127 Conn. App. 404 (2011), 2009 WL 532202 and 48 Conn. L. Rptr. 448, 2009 WL 3285075 (Conn. Super. Sept. 9, 2009)


Shiff v. Van Wyk, 2009 WL 2450755 (Conn. Super. 2009)


Failla v. Kripki, 2008 WL 5216298 (Conn. Super. 2008)

Harmon v. Pearson, 43 Conn L. Rptr. 303, 2007 WL 1321680 (Conn. Super. 2007)

Book v. Lupinacci, 2006 WL 1182275 (D. Conn. 2006)


Consolidated Insurors, Inc. v. Winch, 2004 WL 2397254 (Conn. Super. 2004)


McKeon v. Peters, 2004 WL 1664218 ( Conn. Super. 2004)

Bryan v. William M. Mercer, Inc., 76 F.Supp.2d 198 (D. Conn. 1999)

Itoba Limited v. LEP Group PLC, 32 F.Supp.2d 516 (D. Conn. 1999)


Vanacore v. Kennedy, 86 F.Supp.2d 42 (D. Conn. 1998)


Rogen v. Memry Corp., 886 F. Supp. 393 (S.D.N.Y 1995)

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Whitman Breed Abbott & Morgan LLC is an established full-service law firm with a proud tradition of professional excellence across a broad spectrum of practice areas, including business law, litigation, real estate and land use, tax, employment, intellectual property, and trusts and estates. Based in Greenwich, Connecticut, where it has a history of over 100 years, the Firm has served a variety of domestic and international clients ranging from major financial institutions and publicly traded corporations to middle market companies, start-up businesses and individuals.

Political Donations
$500
2007
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