James H. London
Ph: (865) 637-0203 (ext. 224)
Fx: (865) 637-4850
Areas of Practice:
University of Tennessee,
University of Tennessee, J.D. 1974
James H. London was born in Baltimore, Maryland on December 12, 1949. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (B.S., 1971; J.D., 1974). Mr. London served as a law clerk for the Third Judicial Circuit, State of Tennessee (1972 – 1974), a Captain in the United States Air Force, Judge Advocate Department (1974 – 1978), Assistant Professor of Business Law at Allen Hancock College in Santa Barbara, California (1976 – 1978), and has been in the private practice of law since 1979.
Mr. London practices in the areas of medical malpractice, products liability and civil trials. He co-chairs the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense and Products Liability Defense practice groups. He is a Master in the American Inns of Court, and an approved mediator for both the United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee and the Tennessee Supreme Court. Mr. London is a Distinguished Fellow in the International Academy of Mediators, a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals (NADN), and a member of the Tennessee Academy of Mediators and Arbitrators (TAMA). He has served as a Hearing Examiner for the Tennessee Board of Professional Responsibility, as a member of the Tennessee Bar Association House of Delegates; Chairman of the Inter-Disciplinary Relations Committee for both the Tennessee and Knoxville Bar Associations, and has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Knoxville Bar Association and a Fellow of the Knoxville Bar Foundation. Mr. London has been awarded the very highest distinction (A.V.) in Martindale-Hubbell’s legal ratings. He has personally appeared in court in Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and New York.
Mr. London has also served on the Boards of the American Heart Association, Helen Ross McNabb Center, Knox Area Rescue Ministries, Inc., Lake Forest Presbyterian Church and the InterFaith Health Clinic. He has served as treasurer for Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr., and various state trial judges. Mr. London frequently lectures to physician and trial lawyer groups and is an honorary member of the Eastern Association of Trauma Surgeons. He is designated as Who’s Who in American Law, Tennessee Best Lawyers, Mid South Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America.