James Farrington

Adjunct Professor of Law

James Farrington teaches Licensing Transactions at the Law School and IP and Business Law in the ESTEEM Program. He is a partner at Wiggin and Dana, a 150-lawyer firm with offices in Connecticut, New York City, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. His practice includes commercial business transactions, especially acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing, and other technology transfer transactions for primarily biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical device companies. A large portion of his clients are based in Scandinavia.

After graduating with a chemical engineering degree from the University of Notre Dame, Farrington worked as an engineering and product manager for nearly nine years in the air pollution control field. He received his law degree with high honors from Quinnipiac University School of Law. Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Farrington was a partner in the New York office of Mannheimer Swartling, Sweden's largest law firm.