New York, New York



Jim, a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law and undergraduate of Villanova University, is admitted to practice in New York and North Carolina.  During his over twenty years of practice, Jim has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in all phases of litigation through trial and is a graduate of the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Group Trial Academy.


Jim primarily pursues casualty subrogation recoveries on behalf of clients, and he is experienced in several areas of law: products liability, premises liability, motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, aviation, architects & engineers, workers’ compensation, and commercial disputes (contracted for goods & services).  Jim is mindful of the costs associated with litigation, and he regularly advises clients about the benefits and limitations of pursuing a pretrial recovery through negotiation, arbitration, and mediation.


Personally, Jim is married with two children, regularly performs as an acoustic musician at local venues, and is an avid college basketball and professional baseball fan.

  • St. John’s University School of Law – Juris Doctorate
  • Villanova University – B.A., Political Science
Practice Areas
  • Subrogation & Recovery
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court
  • New York (Southern & Eastern Districts)
Associations & Memberships
  • National Association of Subrogation Professionals
  • Co-authored Products Liability Case Law Update (Defense Research Institute Products Liability Annual Meeting Materials, 2011).
  • Co-authored “Current Observations of the Fair Use Doctrine” (Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting Materials, 2006).
  • Co-authored “Grokster v. MGM: Why Is My Teenager Being Sued?” (Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel Annual Meeting Materials, 2005).
  • “Hand and Power Tools: Selected Cases” (DRI Products Liability Annual Meeting Materials, 2004).