James E. Hacker, Esq. (Troy, New York)

James E. Hacker, Esq.

Licensed for 31 years

Practice Area: Tort Litigation, Commercial Insurance Litigation

Awards
AV Preeminent

James E. Hacker, Esq.

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Serving Troy, NY view address

Managing Partner at firm E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP

Serving Troy, NY view address

Free initial consultation, Credit cards accepted, Fixed hourly rates

Awards AV Preeminent

About James E. Hacker, Esq.

LAW FIRM MANAGING PARTNER, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW

James E. Hacker is the Managing Partner of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP. He is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Albany Law School. Mr. Hacker holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as a “Best Lawyer in America” in the fields of commercial litigation and personal injury.

Mr. Hacker is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Albany Law School and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Albany County Bar Association. He is the Regional Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Academy and is a past President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Associ...

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LAW FIRM MANAGING PARTNER, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW

James E. Hacker is the Managing Partner of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP. He is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College and a 1984 graduate of Albany Law School. Mr. Hacker holds an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as a “Best Lawyer in America” in the fields of commercial litigation and personal injury.

Mr. Hacker is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Albany Law School and is a member of the Board of Directors for the Albany County Bar Association. He is the Regional Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Academy and is a past President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association.

AWARD WINNING COMMERCIAL LITIGATION & PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

Mr. Hacker divides his practice between the areas of commercial litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury. In 2013, Jim was recognized by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” for plaintiff’s personal injury in the Capital District. In 2011 and again in 2014, he was recognized as “Lawyer the Year” in the area of commercial litigation.

Mr. Hacker has represented individuals in cases involving complex product liability issues, medical malpractice, automobile accidents resulting in serious injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal damage, burn injuries and carbon monoxide poisoning.

With respect commercial litigation, Mr. Hacker represents individuals and corporations with respect issues involving breach of contract, restrictive covenants, shareholder disputes and insurance disputes.

A DEDICATED LAWYER THAT GETS RESULTS

Mr. Hacker has over 100 jury verdicts and arbitration decisions in cases throughout New York State. He has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements in cases involving products liability, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents and workplace accidents. In addition, he has defended and prosecuted cases on behalf of Fortune 500 companies.

Recently Mr. Hacker has been serving as a neutral in mediation/arbitration matters brought before him by private litigants. He also serves on the Panel of Early Neutral Evaluators for the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Hacker has mediated and arbitrated over 500 cases.

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Areas of Law

  • Tort Litigation
  • Commercial Insurance Litigation

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  • 4.8/5.0 5 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/29/13 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/27/13 in Personal Injury

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Staff Lawyer on 05/07/12 in Civil Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 4.6/5.0 by a Partner on 04/04/13 in Personal Injury

    • Legal Knowledge

      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • 3.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 04/30/12 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      3.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      3.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      3.0/5.0
    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Managing Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1985, New York
      1985, U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
      1995, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
      1995, U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
      Credit Cards Accepted
      Additional Payment Information
      Free initial consultation
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Albany Law School Union University
      Class of 1984
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Hamilton College
      Class of 1981
      B.A., Government
      Birth Information
      Born in 1959
      New Hartford, New York, March 16, 1959
      Associations & Memberships
      Albany County (Member, Board of Directors), New York State and American Bar Associations
      New York State Trial Lawyers Association
      New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (Member, Board of Directors)
      The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
      National Order of the Barristers
      Defense Research Institute
      Inns of Court
      Capital District Trial Lawyers Association (Past President).