James I. Doty

James Doty is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP.

Mr. Doty represents a wide range of corporations and business owners in complex litigations in state and federal courts.  He has significant experience defending clients in a broad array of commercial disputes, focusing on securities, banking, class actions, and intellectual property.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Doty was an associate in the litigation department at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York.  Mr. Doty also clerked for the Honorable Mary A. McLaughlin of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. 

Mr. Doty was selected by Super Lawyers as a rising star from 2011-2018. 1 The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the methodology can be found at the Super Lawyers website.

Mr. Doty earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Columbia University and received his law degree (J.D.) cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he served as Articles Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.  

  • 1. Selection to the Super Lawyers list is not subject to, nor does it indicate approval by, the courts to which Mr. Doty is admitted to practice. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Contact Information



(212) 404-8718


Practice Areas: 


Harvard University (J.D.)
Columbia University (B.A.)


New York and New Jersey