Tuesday, February 1, 2011
After graduating from law school, James clerked for Gerhard Gesell of D.C. D.C. and then for Justice Harry Blackmun. He practiced at Bredhoff & Kaiser in Washington, then served six years as Chief Counsel and Staff Director of the Senate Subcommittee on Labor.
He teaches Employment Law, Labor Law, Legislation, Comparative Labor and Employment Law, Age Discrimination in the Workplace, and Comparative Legislation. His scholarly writing is in the areas of workplace law and statutory interpretation.
James was selected by the Class of 1996 as the Outstanding Law Professor of the Year. He was honored with a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Award to do research and lecturing at Oxford University in the Fall of 2000. In 2008, he received an Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching from the Ohio State University.