Jim Hawkins is a partner at Daniels & Tredennick, PLLC where he advises clients on contract issues, litigates commercial matters, and serves as an expert witness about contract and credit issues. He is a nationally recognized expert in commercial law. For 14 years, he taught contract and commercial law as a professor at the University of Houston Law Center. He has published articles on these topics in Science, the UCLA Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Indiana Law Journal, and other journals. Frequently sought as an expert on contract and lending issues by media outlets, he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, among others.