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JAMES W. HALTER became a partner at Liddle & Robinson in 2012. He joined the firm as an Associate in 2008. Mr. Halter has litigated on behalf clients in FINRA and American Arbitration Association arbitrations and in state and federal court covering a wide range of employment-related and general commercial issues. Specifically, Mr. Halter has litigated claims for, among other things, breach of contract, underpayment of bonus compensation, forfeiture of deferred compensation, tortious interference with contract, wrongful termination, and defamation. Mr. Halter has also litigated claims involving age, gender, and race discrimination, violation of ERISA, violation of the New York Labor Law, and fraud.

Mr. Halter has also counseled individuals and small business on all aspects of the employment relationship including negotiating employment contracts, separation agreements, and other employment issues. In addition, Mr. Halter has successfully represented authors and other creative individuals in alleging claims arising under the Copyright Act and for idea theft.

Mr. Halter graduated from New York University School of Law in 2001 where he was elected to serve as a Research & Writing Editor of the Moot Court Board's Competitions Division. He earned his undergraduate degree in mathematics, magna cum laude, from Hamilton College in 1998 and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. Prior to joining Liddle & Robinson, Mr. Halter was an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, New York where he investigated and prosecuted a wide range of misdemeanors and felonies. He then joined the New York office of Clifford Chance US LLP where he specialized in complex commercial litigation and white-collar criminal litigation. Mr. Halter is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Mr. Halter has also been selected as a one of the top attorneys in the New York metropolitan area by "Super Lawyers” in 2013.

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