James M. Young, Associate

James M. Young
T 614.229.3256
F 614.221.0479
Columbus Office
T 614.221.3155
F 614.221.0479

James focuses on directors and officers liability insurance, professional liability insurance, and insurance coverage litigation. He advises and assists insurance companies with primary and excess coverage issues for director and officer liability in claims related to banking and lending, employment, and other commercial issues.  James earned his Juris Doctor degree from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he received awards and recognition for his professionalism and oral advocacy skills. Before becoming a Buckeye, James was a Spartan—graduating Magna Cum Laude from Michigan State University with a business degree.

Noteworthy Experience

  • Miami-Luken, Inc. v. Navigators Ins. Co., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 122009 (S.D. Oh. July 11, 2018)
  • Jayhawk Private Equity Fund II LP v. Liberty Ins. Underwriters, Inc., No. 17-cv-5523 (C.D. Cal. June 7, 2018)
  • UBS Financial Serv. Inc. of Puerto Rico v. XL Specialty Ins. Co., 289 F. Supp. 3d 335 (D.P.R. 2018)


Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Expert Witnesses: Using Ohio Court Rules to Your Advantage (April 22, 2016)

Professional Recognition

  • Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2014-2021

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, Columbus Bar Association and Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Committee Member, Franklin County Republican Judicial Salute


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • Michigan State University (B.A., 2007, Magna Cum Laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit