James Pound joined the firm as a law clerk in 2016. He is expected to graduate from Tulane Law School in 2017 with a Certificate of Maritime Law. James completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 2010, where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a minor in History. James currently serves as Notes and Comments Editor of the Tulane Maritime Law Journal and works as a research assistant to Professor Robert Force, Director Emeritus of the Maritime Law Center. His professional interests and experience include maritime law, commercial litigation, business organization, and entrepreneurship. James plans to join the firm as an Associate in the Fall of 2017.
EducationTulane University Law School
J.D. Candidate 2017
University of Georgia
B.A. in Political Science, 2010, cum laude
Publications and PresentationsAuthor, “Surety” Not: Quid Pro Quo Conditions and the D.C. Circuit’s Free-Floating Expansion of Coast Guard Authority in “Magic Pipe” Investigations in Marine Waterfall v. Department of Homeland Security, 41 TUL. MAR. L.J. 281
Author, Uncharted Waters: In re Vehicle Carrier Services Antitrust Litigation and the Sinking of State Antitrust Actions, 40 TUL. MAR. L.J. 545 (2016).
Author, Justice Department Sends Clear Message to MARPOL Violators: Carnival’s Princess Cruise Lines to Pay $40 Million in Pollution Penalties
Contributor, Recent Developments in Admiralty and Maritime Law, ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sessions Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, Dec. 2016.
Presenter— ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Sessions Admiralty and Maritime Law Committee, Presentation of Selected Works from the Tulane Maritime Law Journal, Volume 40, March 2016.
Presenter— Golden Rules: Tulane Admiralty Law Institute and Maritime Law Association’s 50-Year Reunion Conference, Tulane Maritime Law Journal CLE, October 27, 2016.
MembershipsAmerican Bar Association
Maritime Law Association of the United States