Corporate Law
Insurance Defense Litigation

O: (716) 854-3400 x220
F: (716) 332-0336
E: phillips@ruppbaase.com

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James Phillips is a member of the Third Party Insurance Defense Practice Group.  James focuses on matters which cover motor vehicle accidents, premises liability and other bodily injury claims.  James also assists the Business Law practice group with a wide range of matters including formation and corporate governance.

Prior to working at Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham, James was employed as a law clerk in a Chicago law firm and as a law clerk in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Chicago.

During law school, James was an executive board member for DePaul University College of Law’s Student Bar Association and their Moot Court Society.


Loyola University of Chicago, B.A.

DePaul University College of Law, J.D.


New York State


New York State Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association

Order of Barristers


Benjamin Hooks Distinguished Public Service Award