James D. Baskin

Jamie Baskin has practiced trial law for more than 30 years, with a special focus on complex business, corporate, and securities cases.  He has been centrally involved in the prosecution of some of the largest and most complex class action cases in the nation, including for example In Re Enron Corp. Securities Litigation; In Re Dynegy Inc. Securities Litigation; and In Re Global Crossing ERISA Litigation. Jamie has also successfully handled complex non-class cases both for plaintiffs and for defendants.  He has tried cases involving, among other things, federal securities claims, corporate governance and finance, fiduciary duty issues, banking, oil and gas, partnership issues, real property, and electronic commerce.

Jamie joined SD&M as “of counsel” in 2010.

Bar Admissions & Activities

Admitted to the State Bar of Texas; State Bar of California; the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas; the United States District Courts for the Southern, Central, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California; the United States District Court for the District of Colorado; the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth and Ninth Circuits; and the United States Supreme Court.


Austin College, B.A. with Honors, 1975

University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1978