Mediator's Profile

James Elegante

James Elegante

Business Name: James M. Elegante, P.C.

James M. Elegante has provided legal counsel to corporate boards, executives, and management teams. James has deep experience in the mining and manufacturing industries in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. He has provided legal guidance in Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures, often in international businesses.

James is listed on the U.S. Roster of Commercial Arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association, and has contributed to his profession through the publication of several scholarly articles and book chapters and through his frequent speaking engagements in professional seminars and workshops.

As a mediator, James is adept at lending these skills to disputing parties so that they can attempt resolution of their differences, while as an arbitrator he brings both strong case-management skills and commercial experience to resolve disputes through fairness and balanced solutions.

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Complex Civil Litigation
  • Employment law
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Mediation and arbitration


  • University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah, J.D.
  • University of Utah, M.A.
  • Université de Paris, en Sorbonne, Paris, Certificate in French Language and Culture
  • Northern Arizona University, B.A.
  • Università Italiana per Stranieri, Perugia, Italy, Certificate in Italian Language and Culture


  • Utah
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court

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