James Parker-Flynn focuses on appellate advocacy, commercial litigation, land use litigation, and environmental law.
Mr. Parker-Flynn handles appeals, from initial case assessment and strategy, to briefing and oral argument preparation. He has worked on appeals pending in the Florida Supreme Court and all of Florida’s district courts of appeal. His appellate experience includes complex commercial litigation, insurance coverage disputes, and landowner liability.
In addition, Mr. Parker-Flynn handles all aspects of litigation, from pre-trial alternative dispute resolution and discovery, through post-trial motions and hearings. He has worked on a variety of challenging cases involving complex commercial and tort litigation, land use and environmental litigation, administrative procurement actions, and constitutional law. He recently served on Florida’s trial team in Florida v. Georgia, a unique case brought under the United States Supreme Court’s original jurisdiction to address the interstate dispute over water use in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Parker-Flynn held an environmental law research and teaching fellowship at Florida State University College of Law where he taught Climate Change Law & Policy. He also served as a judicial extern to Administrative Law Judge Bram D.E. Canter at the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.