James H.M. Savage

James H.M. Savage

  • Business Law, Gov & Administrative Law
  • District of Columbia, New Jersey
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1750 K Street NW, Washington DC 20006
Tel. (202) 296-3333

22 Rockingham Court, Germantown, MD 20874
Tel. (908) 361-7097
Fax. (301) 972-5743

E-mail: jsavagelaw@aim.com

James H. M. Savage maintains a transportation law practice which includes representing clients in regulatory matters before the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA); commercial litigation and commercial real estate transactions; provides legal guidance to clients seeking public financing; represents clients in State and Federal litigation, as well as in environmental enforcement actions. He has successfully defended numerous toxic exposure and traumatic injury lawsuits brought under the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA). Mr. Savage counsels clients regarding FRA safety matters, OSHA whistle blower claims, EEOC employment discrimination claims, NLRB and Railway Labor Act unfair labor practice claims, and Longshore & Harbor worker compensation claims.

Mr. Savage also represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of litigated matters.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Additional Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Railroad Law
  • Transportation
  • Trials & Appeals
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Engagement by Retainer. Consultation by appointment.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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New Jersey
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3rd Circuit
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D.C. Circuit
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Professional Experience
Alternate Delegate
Republican National Convention
Elected in the Maryland 6th Congressional District
Of Counsel
John D. Heffner, PLLC
Mr. Savage has extensive experience handing workplace legal issues such as Federal Employers Liability Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act claims; OSHA Whistle blower claims; employee medical clearance issues; Railroad Retirement Board and claims; drug and alcohol testing issues; NLRA and Railway Labor Act disputes; FRA and OSHA compliance issues; EEOC employment discrimination claims and other areas of transportation law.
Of Counsel
Ruprecht, Hart & Weeks, LLP
Mr. Savage has represented Class I railroads, Amtrak and New Jersey Transit in State and Federal litigation involving FELA claims, as well as contract and negligence claims against construction contractors, public utilities, telecommunications firms, insurance carriers and self-insureds.
Fairleigh Dickinson University
MAT - Social Studies | School of Education
Coached Bernards' interscholastic Mock Trial team in State Competition.
Activities: Taught Secondary Social Studies at Bernards (NJ) High School, a "Public Ivy".
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Pace University
J.D. (1983) | School of Law
Activities: Law Clerk to the Hon. Edgar P. Campbell
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Villanova University
B.S. (1979) | School of Business
Honors: Inducted Gamma Phi Alpha Honors Business Fraternity
Activities: Congressional Internship: U.S. Rep. Robert W. Edgar (7th Dist. PA)
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BV Distinguished
Martindale Hubbell
Recognition of Excellence Award
Educational Testing Service
Professional Associations
DC Bar Association
- Current
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New Jersey State Bar  # 008731983
- Current
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Connecticut Railroad Association
Associate Member
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Transportation Research Board
Committee Chair
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American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
Associate Member
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New Jersey Short Line Association
Associate Member
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National Association of Railroad Trial Lawyers
Activities: Also 1991-2003.
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Contact & Map
1750 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20006
Cell: (908) 361-7097
Fax: (301) 972-5743
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