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James Justesen White (born 1934) is the Robert A. Sullivan Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. He has published the most widely recognized treatise on commercial law, Uniform Commercial Code with Robert S. Summers.
Professor White is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Michigan Law School ('62). Before joining the faculty at the University of Michigan Law School in 1964, Professor White practiced law as an attorney with Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles. He resides in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Professor White taught his final class at the University of Michigan Law School on December 6, 2012.
He is a Reporter and member of the Drafting Committee for Implementation of the UN Convention on Independent Guarantees and Stand-by Letters of Credit. He is a Member of the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code. He was also a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force.