James (Jamie) Roth is an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group. He concentrates his practice in real estate litigation with a focus in eminent domain, as well as business and commercial litigation. Mr. Roth enjoyed a long-standing and distinguished career as a successful real estate consultant, including more than twenty years of private and public sector experience in project management, strategic planning, asset management and risk mitigation.
Prior to joining Miller, Miller & Canby, Mr. Roth was a Senior Consultant for LMI Government Consulting, where he served eleven years as a Real Estate Program Manager to his client, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component agency of the Department of Homeland Security. As an advisor to CBP, Mr. Roth worked closely with realty specialists from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), overseeing the real estate clearance process required for mission critical facility and border security infrastructure construction projects undertaken by CBP's Border Patrol and Air & Marine Program Management Office. In that capacity, he coordinated eminent domain litigation efforts, and supported counsel from CBP, Department of Justice and USACE.
Mr. Roth was awarded a civilian public service medal by Department of the Army for his key role in effecting more than 400 property acquisitions to successfully construct over 600 miles of border fence by 2009. Mr. Roth is also a former U.S. Coast Guard officer. His decorated service included three years as a civil engineer managing the myriad facilities requirements of 24 USCG stations along the Gulf Coast, and three years as Chief Engineer and third-in-command of a 210-foot Cutter in Miami Beach, Florida.
Mr. Roth is admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland. In addition to his law degree from The Catholic University's Columbus School of Law, he holds a MBA from Georgetown University, a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The United States Coast Guard Academy, and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Maryland State Bar Association
Bar Association of Montgomery County
American Bar Association
Project Management Institute
The Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, MBA, 2002
United States Coast Guard Academy, B.S., Civil Engineering, 1991
Commander's Award for Public Service, Department of the Army, 2009
Two Coast Guard Achievement Medals
Two Coast Guard Humanitarian Service Medals
Commandant of the Coast Guard Letter of Commendation Ribbon
Coast Guard Cutterman's Pin (Awarded for Five Years of Honorable Sea Service in Afloat Operational Cutters)