James Hicks is a civil litigator and business lawyer based in the firm’s Austin office. His practice focuses on the representation of clients in a wide variety of construction, real estate, and commercial disputes. He also has experience in local land-use matters, as well as state and federal environmental law.

James has been litigating in state and federal courts for more than ten years, achieving successful results for clients on dispositive motions, trials, and appeals. He has extensive experience with public projects and government agencies, including eminent domain, bond claims, False Claims Act litigation, and administrative proceedings. He also enjoys working on construction defect cases, liens and payment issues, delay claims, property damage and injury, insurance coverage, fraud, employment matters, and general counseling.

James is involved with the Construction Law Section of the Austin Bar Association and is a member of the Austin Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America. He is currently licensed to practice law in Texas and New York.

Outside of the office, James enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and three sons, and he is a volunteer with the Cub Scouts of America.

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Austin Bar Association, Construction Law Section
  • Austin Chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America
  • Volunteer, Boy Scouts of America