Jim acts as lead trial counsel in complex cases in federal and state courts across the country. He has tried more than 150 cases, including numerous successful commercial and product liability trials. Jim regularly handles litigations involving professional liability, business disputes, products liability, insurance coverage, real estate, and employment matters. Jim is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in the New York edition of SuperLawyers.

Jim received a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1983 and a B.A. in economics from East Stroudsburg University in 1980, graduating first in his class. Jim is admitted to the Bars of New York and New Jersey. He is on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and is a fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America. He is AV Peer Review Rated. Jim is a Board member of The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York and is the President of the New York City chapter of Legatus.