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James Trainor

Of Counsel

James Trainor is of counsel in the firm's Tort Litigation Practice Group where he handles serious personal injury cases for the firm's clients.

Jim earned his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 2004, where he was a Julius H. Miner Moot Court competitor. In 2000, he received an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy and English from Brooklyn College in 1997, where he was a Ford Foundation Fellow and Merit Scholar in Philosophy.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice New York
New Jersey
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

New York State Trial Lawyers Association

American Association for Justice

  • Co-author, "The Unsuitability of the 'Suitability Rule': Why FINRA's Current Interpretation of Conduct Rule 2310 Undermines Investor 'Holding Claim' Entitlements in Contemporary Markets," in Securities Arbitration 2008: Evolving and Improving (Practicing Law Institute 2008).
  • Authored sections on Mechanic's Liens, Warranties in Real Property Transactions, and Contractual Damages, in A 50 State Compendium of Construction Law Issues (ALFA International 2007).
  • German