James Watkins is a Principal with RLM | TrialGraphix, based in Philadelphia, Pa. He has over 16 years of experience providing information technology, multimedia, communication design and trial consulting experience to the risk management and legal communities.
James has consulted on well over 300 cases and his expertise includes e-Discovery, presentation technology, litigation software implementation/training, communication design, project management and multimedia production. In his current role, he consults with clients to recommend strategic and appropriate technology and design solutions for even the most complex scenarios. He has worked on matters in US Federal and State courts, the ITC, as well as internationally in Europe and Asia. Additionally, he manages our trial technology consultant and information technology teams at RLM; the latter primarily in the areas of system implementation, integration, workflow, and technology support.
Notable cases include: In re Flonase Antitrust Litigation; Vivendi Securities Class Action Litigation; In re Tribune Company, et al Bankruptcy Litigation.; In re Seroquel Product Liability Litigation; Arista Records LLC, et al. v. Lime Wire LLC, et al.; City of St. Louis, et al. v. American Tobacco Co., Inc., et al.; and Invista Technologies Sarl v. China Textile Industrial Engineering Institute.; Pandora Media v. ASCAP; Avanir Pharma. v. Actavis
Prior to joining RLM, James worked in the areas of information technology, database administration, web, multimedia and graphic design for a national risk mitigation firm. Later, he worked for a national litigation consulting firm, holding various positions to include trial technology consultant, multimedia director and finally the director of technology solutions.
James holds a B.S. in Anthropology and History from Temple University as well as numerous technology related certifications.