James Canfield is a litigation associate in Hughes Hubbard’s Washington, D.C. office. He is currently assisting on a broad range of matters, including Antitrust & Competition.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard, Jim was an Intern in the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, working in both the Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering Section and the Organized Crime and Gang Section. During this time, Jim drafted motions in asset forfeiture, money laundering, and RICO cases; researched and analyzed legal issues in asset forfeiture, money laundering, and RICO contexts, including RICO extraterritoriality, evidentiary issues in RICO cases, Brady and Jencks material, standing, and corporate criminal liability; drafted treaty requests for evidence from foreign governments for kleptocracy investigations; and wrote summaries of recent asset forfeiture and money laundering cases for an internal DOJ publication.
2018 Capital Pro Bono High Honor Roll, sponsored by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2018, cum laude
Georgetown University, B.A., Government, 2015, cum laude