Mr. Doherty has been recognized as a Rising Star of Young Attorneys for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by Philadelphia Magazine. He routinely represents a variety of clients in the highly regulated gaming and casino industry. His practice also has an emphasis on professional liability, civil rights, and employment and labor disputes. Mr Doherty also acts as special counsel to a number of public and municipal entities. He maintains an active appellate practice, having successfully argued cases before the Superior Court, Commonwealth Court and Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
Before joining Acreage, Mr. Doherty served as a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and as special counsel to the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. He was a featured speaker for the Pennsylvania Gaming Law Update Continuing Legal Education and a delegate to the General Litigation Forum. Jim is also a member of the Civil Rights Committee for the Lackawanna County Bar Association.