James Cai

Practice/Organization Description

James Cai founded Schein & Cai LLP after serving as in-house legal counsel for Yahoo! Inc. His practice focuses on corporate law, intellectual property, real estate, employment and estate planning.

Mr. Cai believes in relationship lawyering and has a client-driven practice. He practices law the old fashioned way – giving each client this full attention with prompt responses, thorough research and analysis, aggressive representation and careful attention to details, in both transactional and litigation matters. As a result, most of his clients are repeat and long term clients, including individuals, small businesses, non-profit organizations and public companies.

Before founding Schein & Cai LLP, Mr. Cai served as in-house counsel for Yahoo! Inc. He also practiced law with Morrison & Foerster LLP and Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP (now known as DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary), two of the largest law firms in California. Mr. Cai holds a Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, from Temple University School of Law in Philadelphia, graduating in the top 5% of his class.

Mr. Cai is admitted to practice in California, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He also holds a real estate sales license from California Department of Real Estate.

Mr. Cai is committed to community services and is frequently invited as a guest speaker and commentator on current legal issues by local news media, non-profit organizations and chambers of commerce.

Education

Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law

Villanova University - M.S., Mechanical Engineering

Tongji University - B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Professional Associations & Memberships

Silicon Valley Information Business Alliance (www.sviba.org),

Santa Clara County Bar Association

Honors and Awards

2010 Top Patent Firm

2009 Best of San Jose Local Business

2008 Top Trademark Firm

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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