Cole Schotz P.C.



James R. Perkins
Texas Office
901 Main Street, Suite 4120, Dallas, TX 75202
T: 469-557-9395 / F: 469-533-3978
Legal Practice Assistant: Adrienne Hickey


James Perkins brings an engineer’s mind and years of experience handling complex commercial disputes to the Cole Schotz team. He is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups and resident in the Dallas, Texas office.

James’ practice focuses primarily on representing patent owners in complex patent litigation in Federal courts across the nation. James has helped win favorable outcomes for his clients against some of the largest companies in the world, including numerous Fortune 100 companies. He also has experience in matters involving antitrust, false advertising under the Lanham Act, unfair competition, trade secret misappropriation, the False Claims Act, and construction litigation, among others.

James is actively involved in the Guns and Hoses Foundation of North Texas, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the families of fallen first responders. With close family who spent their careers as firemen and police officers, it is an organization that is near and dear to his heart.

Recognized as a Rising Star in 2019 by Texas Super Lawyers, James’ practice is noted for its professionalism and high quality legal work. Prior to joining the firm, James practiced at boutique litigation firms in Dallas, Texas. He received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering from Texas A&M University.


Georgetown University Law Center, Juris DoctorTexas A&M University, B.S. in Aerospace Engineering

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