James Harris is a founding partner of the law firm of Paglialunga & Harris, PS (PH Law Firm). James was born in Seattle, Washington where he graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in Business and Psychology. James went on to graduate for Seattle University School of Law and was admitted to the bar in Washington in 1995. For over 20 years, James has exclusively represented victims in personal injury and product liability cases. Throughout James’ career, he has obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts including record breaking settlements in several cases. Currently, James focuses his practice on representing individuals harmed by pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices. James, extensive Mass torts experience includes:
C.R. Bard, Inc. and Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc. IVC Filter National litigation; In re Cook Medical Ind., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales Practices and Product Liability Litigation; In re Consolidated Fresenius Cases, In re Vioxx Products Liability LItigaiton, In re Gadolinium Based Contracst Agents Litigation, In re Yasmin and Yaz (Drospirenone) Marketing Sales Practices and Relevant Products Liability Litigation, In re Avandia Marketing Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, In re DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation; In re Actos Product Liability Litigation; In re Pelvic Mesh Litigaitons.
James is a member of the American Association of Justice Leader’s Forum and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate’s Forum. In 2014, James and his partner Chuck were nominated nationally for the Litigator’s Awards for work representing people harmed by unsafe pharmaceutical and medical device products.
When not representing clients against large corporations, James enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys