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James L. Sonneborn - Syracuse, NY

110 West Fayette StreetOne Lincoln Center, Suite 1000 Syracuse, NY 13202

Updated: 02/22/2024

Overview

Jim has over twenty-five years of litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience which includes the prosecution and defense of various civil and criminal cases, including partnership and shareholder disputes, negligence, contract, legal malpractice, securities arbitration, torts, and defense of felony cases. He has developed a practice designed to meet the legal needs of individuals, as well as for profit and not-for-profit business clients...

Jim has over twenty-five years of litigation, arbitration, and mediation experience which includes the prosecution and defense of various civil and criminal cases, including partnership and shareholder disputes, negligence, contract, legal malpractice, securities arbitration, torts, and defense of felony cases. He has developed a practice designed to meet the legal needs of individuals, as well as for profit and not-for-profit business clients. His experience as a trial attorney and skilled negotiator enables him to resolve legal issues proactively.

Jim operated his own firm for over twenty years. He was on the law faculty of the University of Wales, was a Visiting Professor at Syracuse University College of Law, and served as the Co-Director of the school's Securities Arbitration Clinic. Jim also clerked for the Hon. Francis Bergen of the New York Court of Appeals.

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Other Affiliations

  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • Adirondack Council (Board Member, Chair of the Audit & Legal Committee)
  • Northern District Bar Association

Education

  • Case Western Reserve University Law School, Cleveland, Ohio, 1972
    J.D.
    Honors: Order of the Coif
  • University of Virginia, 1969
    B.S.

Past Positions

  • Syracuse University College of Law, Visiting Professor
  • Hon. Francis Bergen of the New York Court of Appeals, Clerk
  • Office of Clinical Legal Education at Syracuse University, College of Law, Counsel

Achievements

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated

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Office Information

Address

110 West Fayette StreetOne Lincoln Center, Suite 1000 Syracuse, NY 13202

Fax

  • 315-423-2854 (Fax)

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Starting a New Business: What Form Should it Take? New York State Science & Technology Law Center's "Lab to Market" Webcast Series, April, 2010
  • Mediation and Mediation Advocacy, CLE for the Northern District Bar Association, various locations throughout New York State, December, 2008

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