Jim is a litigator who brings high-impact cases; cases involving fraud and unfair trade practices, copyright infringement and lender liability and real property claims. He has brought class action, mass tort, and wrongful death claims. He has extensive experience litigating before both juries and judges, and regularly appears in federal, state and bankruptcy courts.
He has successfully obtained six and seven figure verdicts and settlements from banks, large financial institutions and other corporations in “David v. Goliath” cases. You can read about some of them here.
He has also handled appeals of cases before North Carolina’s Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Jim represents businesses in Subchapter V bankruptcies and is a board certified specialist in business bankruptcy law. He serves as a Bankruptcy Trustee in small business cases in the Middle District of North Carolina, and is also a NCDRC Certified Mediator focused on mediating bankruptcy and financial litigation cases. Before forming JC White Law Group, he was an attorney at one of the state’s largest law firms handling business litigation and bankruptcy.
He has appeared on CBS This Morning, WRAL., ABC 11 and News 14 Carolinas, and stories about his cases have been featured on The Today Show, Good Morning America, and CNN and been published in North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, The News & Observer, The Triangle Business Journal, and in newspapers and on news web sites across the country.
J.D., Duke University School of Law; Editor-in-Chief, Law & Contemporary Problems
M.A., Public Policy, Duke University, Terry Sanford School of Public Policy
B.A., St. John’s College
Board Certified Specialist in Business Bankruptcy Law
NCDRC Certified Mediator
Member, North Carolina Bar Association Bankruptcy Council
Best Lawyers in America – Bankruptcy
Business North Carolina – Legal Elite – Bankruptcy
North Carolina Super Lawyers – General Litigation
Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent
North Carolina Lawyers Weekly – Leaders in the Law
Business Leader Media Pro Bono Impact Award
Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, Legal Aid of North Carolina, Durham County
All North Carolina State Courts
All North Carolina Federal Courts
Colorado Federal Court
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court