Founded by attorney James S. Bainbridge in 2012, The Bainbridge Law Firm specializes in helping clients achieve their desired results as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible.
James brings over 18 years of legal experience to the firm. He is a seasoned trial and litigation attorney with a track record of successful outcomes in a variety of matters for businesses and individuals, including breach of contract cases, injunction matters, debt collections, unfair trade practices claims, real property disputes and copyright and trademark infringement claims. James also assists clients with business planning and transactions, including the negotiation and drafting of contracts and agreements of sale, real estate acquisitions and sales and, where appropriate, in respect to the avoidance of problems that may give rise to claims and liabilities.
Prior to founding The Bainbridge Law Firm, James was a senior associate at Drinker, Biddle and Reath LLP in Philadelphia, where his practice, national in scope, focused on complex commercial and insurance matters, with a particular emphasis on financial services business litigation, risk management and risk transfer. Before joining Drinker Biddle, James was an associate at a well respected, full service law firm in Montgomery County, PA where he represented businesses and their owners in an assortment of various business matters.
James was recently named to the list of top business attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2015 and 2016 as published by Philadelphia Magazine and Super Lawyers® Magazine. He was recognized previously as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Star® in 2013, an honor awarded to only the top 2.5% of up-and-coming Pennsylvania Attorneys. James is a graduate of the Temple University School of Law and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware. He is licensed to practice law by the Supreme Courts of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Middle District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.
James is a regular contributor to the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting’s Essential Wisdom Series, a trusted source of actionable technical and marketplace knowledge for AALU members—the nation’s most advanced life insurance professionals. James was also recently mentioned in The Wall Street Journal's Article, "Life Insurance Customers Push Back Over Surprise Cost Increases."
In addition, James serves as Parliamentarian for his Church and is a member of the Descendants of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence where he currently serves on the Board of Governors as Chancellor-General. James also previously served as outside counsel to the board of a school for blind and handicapped children.
James S. Bainbridge
Founder and Owner
The Bainbridge Law Firm, LLC