James Mooney


James is a trial lawyer experienced in representing businesses and individuals in commercial disputes. He has litigated cases involving business torts, contract disputes, securities laws, business dissolutions, non-compete agreements, and intellectual property issues.

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., Cum Laude, 2014
    • Order of the Coif
  • Florida State University, B.S., Cum Laude, 2011
    • Majors: Accounting and Finance
  • Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020 to present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • All Florida state courts
  • Defended estate planner against licensure revocation action brought by the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation.
  • Obtained jury verdict in favor of securities broker-dealer on theft of trade secrets claims after a week-long federal jury trial.
  • Obtained defense judgment in favor of debtor after bench trial, defeating significant six-figure commercial debt claim.
  • Defended breach of fiduciary duty and breach of trust claim through federal bench trial, which was confidentially settled prior to judgment.
  • Obtained defense judgment on plaintiff’s civil theft claims and counterclaim judgment in favor of client after bench trial.
  • Enforced non-competition agreement in favor of business purchaser after seller began competing in the same industry.
  • Hillsborough County Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2018
  • Regularly involved in Metropolitan Ministries Project HELP