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James is Counsel at Arent Fox LLP. He focuses on cyber risk issues, including insurance coverage and potential data breach liability for companies and their board members. James also represents auto dealers in franchise disputes with auto manufacturers in various federal and state actions and administrative proceedings. James’ practice also focuses on resolving insurance and reinsurance disputes, including insurance and reinsurance coverage issues on behalf of policyholders and carriers. He has also represented brokers, agents, and MGAs in disputes with insurance and reinsurance carriers.
James has substantial litigation experience in both state and federal trial courts within and outside of New York, representing plaintiffs and defendants in insurance and noninsurance disputes. In addition to insurance litigation, he has defended a number of prominent US companies in product liability actions.
David Carney is a litigation attorney representing financial services and health care providers in privacy class action matters at both the trial and appellate levels. David has been involved in some of the largest health care data breaches to date, including for numerous healthcare providers. In 2014, David helped secure a series of landmark victories for a medical group in litigation arising out of the 2013 data breach involving stolen computers potentially containing unencrypted records of about four million patients.
David earned Law360’s Rising Star distinction in 2016 as one of the top three privacy attorneys under 40, and holds a B.A. from College of Wooster (1999) and a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2005). He resides in Cleveland, Ohio, and is a member of the American Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.