James Sheehan

Associate, Santa Fe

James is an associate attorney at the Santa Fe office of Hinkle Shanor LLP. Prior to joining Hinkle Shanor, James lived in France and graduated with honors from Université Jean Moulin, Lyon III.

During law school, James gained experience as a federal judicial intern for the Honorable Esther Salas in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. James was also a research assistant for Professor Aaron Twerski, a preeminent authority in the areas of products liability and tort law.

Prior to law school, James was a press office intern for United States Senator, Kirsten E. Gillibrand in Washington, D.C., and also spent a summer in India following graduation from St. John’s University.

James resides in Santa Fe and in his spare time enjoys visiting bookstores, museums, and restaurants.

  • Competition Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Securities Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Constitutional Law
  • Products Liability
  • Civil Rights

Past Employment

    • Federal Judicial Intern for the Honorable Esther Salas in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
    • Research Assistant: Professor Aaron Twerski
    • Press Office Intern for United States Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Constitutional Law, Torts

Education

    • LL.M, Université  Jean Moulin, Lyon III
      • Mention Assez Bien
    • J.D., Brooklyn Law School
      • CALI Excellence for the Future Award: Constitutional Law, Torts
    • B.A., St. John’s University
      • Major: Government & Politics
      • Minor: Philosophy

Languages

    • French (B2 Proficiency)

Bar Admissions

    • New York, 2021
    • New Mexico, 2022

Professional Affiliations

    • New York State Bar Association
    • International Center for Dispute Resolution Young & International (Y&I)