education

  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1990), cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1987)

related industries

clerkships

  • Judge Steven D. Merryday, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Judge Wm. Terrell Hodges, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida

bar admissions

  • Florida

court admissions

  • Florida State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • Trial Bar - U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
James B. Baldinger

James B. Baldinger

Shareholder

Jim Baldinger practices commercial litigation and advices and counsels businesses on security and electronic surveillance matters. He represents companies and individuals nationwide, in state and federal courts and in arbitrations. His experience includes class action litigation; contract disputes; labor and employment cases; construction defect litigation; and privacy, security, and computer crime litigation. 

Prior to joining Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, Mr. Baldinger worked as a senior executive and in-house counsel for a Fortune 100 telecommunications company. Those experiences help him to appreciate and meet his clients' business and legal obligations, giving him insight into virtually every aspect of the business, including sales and marketing, network operations, mergers and acquisitions, and fraud and security. 

Mr. Baldinger, who is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer and received numerous other professional awards. He served as co-chair of the ABA’s Privacy and Computer Crime Committee CLE Working Group, and was recognized by former FBI Director Robert Mueller for providing assistance in combating international terrorism in connection with his efforts to stop wireless handset trafficking on behalf of the firm’s telecom clients.