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WCS welcomes James K. Archibald to the firm

James K. Archibald has joined the law firm of Wright, Constable & Skeen, LLP.

Mr. Archibald will work as of counsel to the firm, bringing with him a wealth of experience in the areas of intellectual property and complex litigation, as well as the unique perspective of working both as in-house and outside counsel. Mr. Archibald will also continue to serve as in-house Chief Litigation Counsel for the manufacturing company Wm T. Burnett & Co. and its sporting goods and apparel subsidiary STX, LLC.

“Jim is among the most esteemed litigators in the area,” said Fred Kobb, Managing Partner at Wright, Constable & Skeen. “He will be an incredible resource for both the clients of the firm as well as our fellow attorneys.”

Mr. Archibald is regarded as a seasoned trial attorney with extensive and diverse experience in both the defense and prosecution of civil litigation. He is distinguished as one of the very few attorneys in Maryland and DC who is both a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Law Institute.

“I am very pleased to be able to join a firm with such a rich history and well respected reputation,” said Mr. Archibald. “There is a talented team of litigators at the firm who I look forward to being able to work alongside of.”

He said he joined Wright, Constable & Skeen for the collegial atmosphere and the firm’s support of both his community involvement outside of work and his position at Wm. T. Burnett. At Wright, Constable & Skeen, he will continue his focus on intellectual property, products liability, toxic torts, commercial disputes and class actions.

Through a century of service, Wright, Constable & Skeen has developed a legacy of providing distinguished legal services to its clients by delivering cost-effective transactional and litigation representation to both individual and corporate clients.  The firm and its attorneys have been recognized by various professional organizations and publications for an exemplary level of quality and skill.  Wright, Constable  & Skeen’s lawyers are licensed to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, New York, and Connecticut, and regularly work with attorneys in other jurisdictions across the country to protect its client’s interests.