James Boland is a Partner in the Litigation and Insurance Practices of Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP. Mr. Boland was a Partner Freeborn & Peters, which combined with SGR in 2023.
Mr. Boland focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and domestic and international arbitration.
He has extensive experience and has represented a variety of corporations, businesses and professional firms in matters involving reinsurance (life & health, property & casualty), antitrust, securities fraud, accountant liability, consumer protection, shareholder and derivative disputes, mergers and acquisitions disputes, including post-closing disputes, and a variety of other commercial matters.
Mr. Boland also has extensive experience in class action litigation, representing corporations and businesses in matters involving antitrust, securities fraud, residential and commercial mortgage practices, false advertising, commercial leasing and other retail sales and marketing practices, and has experience in SEC and other governmental investigations.
Prior to joining Freeborn (now SGR), Mr. Boland was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP focusing on commercial litigation and dispute resolution.
Mr. Boland received his B.A. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of Order of the Coif.
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