Jim is the Liaison Partner for the Hartford office of Morrison Mahoney LLP. He has been with the firm since 1991 and a partner since 1997. Jim’s practice concentrates in the defense of non-medical professionals including attorneys, design professionals, real estate brokers, insurance agents, and accountants. He represents his professional clients in the trial and appellate courts as well before administrative agencies. Jim also defends clients in employment claims involving allegations of: discrimination; retaliation; misappropriation of trade secrets and related claims. Additionally, he is frequently retained by clients to handle high exposure and complex matters in the areas of products liability, trucking and premises liability.
Along with his litigation work, Jim provides counseling and risk management services to professional clients on ethical issues and risk avoidance. He is a frequent presenter of seminars on issues related to legal ethics and risk management for attorneys and has made risk management presentations before the Connecticut Bar Association (2006-2014), Hartford Bar Association, Fairfield County Bar Association, Stamford Bar Association, and Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.
American Bar Association, Member
Connecticut Bar Association, Member
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association, Member
Defense Research Institute, Member