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James E. Hawley

Associate

(619) 230-7402
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San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Orange County
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2014

  • Senior Associate, San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law
  • Moot Court

B.A., cum laude, Economics and Political Science, Clemson University, South Carolina, 2011

  • Dean's List, 6 semesters
James E. Hawley is an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation, Employment, and Real Estate practice groups.  James litigates complex commercial, employment, and intellectual property matters for clients in a variety of industries. He provides representation in cases involving contract disputes, business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, eminent domain, HOA litigation, fraud, unfair competition, trademark and copyright infringement, harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour.  James has significant experience writing briefs and motions, handling all phases of discovery, and sitting 2nd chair at trial.  His experience includes the drafting of several successful dispositive motions, as well as trial and appellate briefs at both the state and federal levels.  He has also worked on multiple class-action matters.

During law school James interned in the legal department for one of the top 15 insurance brokerage firms in the United States, working closely with both the HR and Contracts departments to provide advice and assistance where needed.

Admissions

California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California

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Contact

(619) 230-7402

jhawley@grsm.com


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San Diego

Los Angeles

Orange County

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2014

  • Senior Associate, San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law
  • Moot Court

B.A., cum laude, Economics and Political Science, Clemson University, South Carolina, 2011

  • Dean's List, 6 semesters

James E. Hawley

Associate

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Biography
James E. Hawley is an associate in the firm's Commercial Litigation, Employment, and Real Estate practice groups.  James litigates complex commercial, employment, and intellectual property matters for clients in a variety of industries. He provides representation in cases involving contract disputes, business torts, breach of fiduciary duty, eminent domain, HOA litigation, fraud, unfair competition, trademark and copyright infringement, harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour.  James has significant experience writing briefs and motions, handling all phases of discovery, and sitting 2nd chair at trial.  His experience includes the drafting of several successful dispositive motions, as well as trial and appellate briefs at both the state and federal levels.  He has also worked on multiple class-action matters.

During law school James interned in the legal department for one of the top 15 insurance brokerage firms in the United States, working closely with both the HR and Contracts departments to provide advice and assistance where needed.

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Admissions

California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California

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