800 University Avenue West · Windsor  /  Fax 519.259.1830

James H. Cooke

James H. Cooke

Phone: 519-259-1818

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business & Corporate Law
  • Cross-Border Litigation Services
  • Insolvency and Bankruptcy
  • Employment Litigation


James H. Cooke graduated on the Dean’s Honour Roll from the University of Windsor Law School in 1984. He articled at Fasken Martineau in 1984 to 1985 and was called to the Bar in 1986. Mr. Cooke received his LL.M. from the University of Toronto in 1990. He has practiced litigation since1986 in Toronto and then in Windsor. In 2005 Mr. Cooke was appointed University Counsel at the University of Windsor. In 2009 he joined the law firm of Ducharme Fox, LLP where he was made a partner in 2013.

Mr. Cooke practices in the areas of civil, employment and commercial litigation including insolvency. Mr. Cooke provides cross-border litigation services to U.S. law firms and clients. Mr. Cooke regularly provides advice and services on a wide range of business-related matters. He has acted for clients in restructuring, security enforcement, wrongful dismissals, shareholder disputes and contractual matters.

Mr. Cooke is a member of the board of the Hospice for Life Foundation and Beach Grove Golf and Country Club.