James M Campbell, President of Campbell Campbell Edwards & Conroy, PC, focuses his practice on civil litigation and the defense of catastrophic product liability, toxic tort, medical device, pharmaceutical, professional liability, and negligence matters throughout the United States. With a passion for trial practice, Mr Campbell has earned his place as a go-to attorney for clients with high-stakes cases. He has tried more than 100 cases in 15 states and is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, a Diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. His approach includes a thorough analysis of clients' ultimate business objectives to achieve results. One of the most highly regarded trial lawyers in the country, Mr Campbell is recognized by The Legal 500 as a Nationwide Leading Lawyer for Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense. Similarly, Chambers USA identifies him as a nationwide leading lawyer for product liability and Mass Torts. Mr Campbell is listed as one of the Top 10 Most Highly Regarded Individuals in the United States for Products Liability Defense by the Who's Who Legal. Mr Campbell is consistently included as one of the Best Lawyers in America for Products Liability Litigation – Defendants. Benchmark Litigation lists Mr Campbell as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America for 2015.
As reported by the Legal 500, Jim's clients describe him as 'one of the best' in his field, an 'outstanding trial lawyer who can grasp technical issues very quickly' and 'achieves tremendous results for his clients'.
Chambers USA writes: James Campbell is held in very high regard by market sources for his impressive trial capabilities. He is also commended for his keen eye for detail and frequently described as "spectacular," "outstanding" and "persuasive." "We trust him because of results; they speak for themselves. We've had nothing but defense verdicts!" report clients.
Who's Who Legal says: "A very skilled trial lawyer", who is considered "among the top 20 in the US".
Mr Campbell serves as trial counsel for clients in industries that include automobiles, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, construction, heavy equipment, recreational products, chemicals, and material handling. Mr Campbell also defends a variety of professions in connection with alleged negligence, malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims. One of the firm's principal trial attorneys, Mr Campbell serves as national, regional and local trial counsel for a variety of major national and international corporations and insurers, and is responsible for supervising and coordinating litigation not only throughout New England, but other regions of the country.
Mr Campbell is a past president of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Massachusetts Defense Lawyers Association, and Massachusetts Chapter of ABOTA. He served as the Director of the IADC Trial Academy and the ABA National Trial Academy. He has twice served on the Board of the DRI and the ABOTA National Board of Directors.