People: James M. Mesnard, Senior Counsel

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James M. Mesnard

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.
Direct: (202) 828-3533
Fax: (202) 828-5393
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Mr. Mesnard is senior counsel focusing his practice in the fields of general civil litigation, employment discrimination litigation, and workers’ compensation defense. He has represented defendants in a variety of cases including negligence, products liability and wrongful death cases. Additionally, Mr. Mesnard represents defendants in employment discrimination and wrongful termination claims. Mr. Mesnard has also handled numerous cases arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act at both the hearing and appeals level, as well as a variety of civil litigation in both the District of Columbia and Maryland state and federal courts.

 

Mr. Mesnard is senior counsel focusing his practice in the fields of general civil litigation, employment discrimination litigation, and workers’ compensation defense. He has represented defendants in a variety of cases including negligence, products liability and wrongful death cases. Additionally, Mr. Mesnard represents defendants in employment discrimination and wrongful termination claims. Mr. Mesnard has also handled numerous cases arising under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act at both the hearing and appeals level, as well as a variety of civil litigation in both the District of Columbia and Maryland state and federal courts.

 

Education

  • j.D., University of Maryland School of Law (1985)
    with distinction
  • B.A., Virginia Military Institute (1975)
    with distinction

Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia

Courts

 

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association