James T. Barnish

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Offices Houston
Phone 713.588.7027
Fax 713.588.7065

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Jim is a partner in the Vorys Houston office and a member of the litigation group. His practice is focused on litigation in the construction, transportation, utility and oil & gas industries.  He regularly represents general contractors and subcontractors in disputes over performance and payment, and advises construction clients about their indemnity and insurance coverage obligations.  Jim has represented employers in disputes involving non-competition agreements, non-solicit agreements, theft of trade secrets/confidential information, discrimination claims, and class actions.  Jim also has experience in complex commercial cases involving contract disputes and tort claims. 

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Jim received his J.D., summa cum laude, from South Texas College of Law, where he was active in the Advocacy Program and a member of the South Texas Law Review.  He received his B.A. from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

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