James Tilton

James Tilton


Honors and Recognitions

  • 2016 United States Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Jamie Tilton grew up in New Matamoras, Ohio and attended Xavier University where he majored in History. Following graduation in 2012, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served as a Yeoman and Command Career Counselor aboard the USS Montpelier (SSN 765); a nuclear-powered submarine homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. After completing a deployment to the European and Central Command areas of responsibility in 2016, he was honorably discharged and moved to Oahu to attend the William S. Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. During law school, Jamie gained valuable experience externing for the honorable Virginia L. Crandall, the Hawaiʻi Innocence Project, and the Oahu Office of the Public Defenders, as well as serving as the Contracts Teaching Assistant for first-year law students, and volunteering at Hale Ho’omalu Juvenile Detention Facility.

Notable Professional Experience

  • Since joining Crueger Dickinson in 2019 as an associate, he has worked on high-stakes complex litigation including nationwide class actions, MDLs, and multistate litigation. He has represented clients in a variety of disputes including product liability, discrimination, and employment misclassification.


  • 2019 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.).
  • 2012 Xavier University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.); History.

State Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Federal Bar Admissions

  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin