James P. Talbert, Associate

James P. Talbert
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Columbus Office
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James focuses his practice on Directors and Officers liability insurance, professional liability insurance and coverage litigation. In his practice, James serves as coverage, and claims monitoring counsel for insurance companies providing primary and excess coverage for director and officer liability in a wide array of claims involving professional liability, employment liability, and other commercial issues. James also has experience assisting insurance carriers with regulatory and corporate matters, including legal entity rationalization, bringing new products to market, and collection of telematics data.

 

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Post: Litigation Risks and Insurance Issues for SPAC Sponsors, The D&O Diary (Feb. 15, 2022), available here      
  •  Guest Post: Litigation Risks and Insurance Issues for SPAC Sponsors, The D&O Diary (Feb. 15, 2022), available here      
  • Guest Post: The Year in Review: 2021 Key D&O Insurance Coverage Decisions, The D&O Diary (Jan. 25, 2022), available here
  • Guest Post: Divergent Trends Regarding Application of the Insured vs. Insured Exclusion for Mixed Actions, Guest Post, The D&O Diary (Jan. 4, 2022), available here
  • Guest Post: D&O Risks and Challenges for Pharmaceutical Companies and their Insurers, Guest Post, The D&O Diary (Dec. 1, 2021), available here
  • Guest Post: The Impending Bankruptcy Surge and Insured vs. Insured Considerations, The D&O Diary (July 27, 2020), available here
  • Guest Post: Key 2019 Management and Professional Liability Insurance Coverage Decisions, The D&O Diary (Feb. 5, 2020), available here
  • Expert Analysis: PE Leaders’ Many Hats Complicate D&O Policies, Law 360 (July 9, 2019), available here
  • Guest Post: Courts Reject Wage and Hour Claims as Employment-Related Misrepresentation Theory, The D&O Diary (May 20, 2019), available here.
  • Affiliate Transfers: A Practical Guide for Migrating Insurance Policies Between Legal Entities, The Regulator 14 (Aug. 1, 2018), available here.
  • Class Action Waivers and the Vindication of Statutory Rights: What Has Happened Since AT&T v. Concepcion?, 6 Resolved J. Alternate Disp. Resol. 38 (2016).

Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • Member, Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2015) cum laude
  • The Ohio State University (B.A., 2010) cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio