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Jim joined the Northwestern Law faculty in 2003. While in private practice, he handled complex commercial litigation matters on behalf of insurance companies and other financial institutions. His cases included risk management disputes involving non-medical malpractice liability, directors and officers’ coverage, environmental impairment exposure and risk sharing litigation. Additionally, Jim taught legal writing and advocacy at Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he also lectured in contracts for Loyola’s Business Law Institute. His area of research interest is in exploring the relationships between legal rhetoric, judicial decision-making and social change.