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James Hacker

James Hacker

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
  • Business Law, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury...
  • New York
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James Hacker is one of the most respected and decorated trial lawyers in the capital district.
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Jim Hacker 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 has been recognized as “A Best Lawyer in America” in both the fields of personal injury and commercial litigation. He is a member of the Board of Trustees at Albany Law School and is the President Elect of the Albany County Bar Association. He is a Regional Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Academy and a past president of the Capital District Trial Lawyers. Mr. Hacker divides his practice between the areas of commercial litigation and plaintiff’s personal injury. In handling personal injury cases, Mr. Hacker has represented individuals in cases involving complex product liability issues, automobile accidents resulting in serious injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal damage, burn injuries, carbon monoxide poisoning and medical malpractice. With respect to commercial litigation, Mr. Hacker represents individuals and corporations with respect to their issues involving breach of contract, restrictive covenants and insurance disputes. Recently Mr. Hacker has been serving as a neutral in mediation and arbitration matters brought before him by private litigants. He is known for his practical and fair approach to resolving disputes amicably in the alternative dispute resolution arena. Mr. Hacker is the managing partner of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP, a ten attorney firm in Albany, New York focusing on commercial litigation, personal injury, tax certiorari litigation and criminal defense.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Arbitration & Mediation
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
- Current
Founding Partner
Hacker Murphy, LLP
Albany Law School
J.D. (1985)
Top 10 Upstate New York
Super Lawyers
Best Lawyer of the Year Personal Injury
Best Lawyers
Best Lawyer of the Year Commercial Litigation
Best Lawyers
AV Rating
Martindale Hubbell
National Order of the Barristers
Litigation Counsel of America
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers in America
The National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association # 1961986
Past Member House of Delegates
Albany County Bar Association Board
President Elect
New York State Trial Lawyers Academy
Regional Vice President
Albany Law School, Board of Trustees
Vice Chairman
Capital District Trial Lawyers
Former President
American Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
National Propane Gas Defense Association
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28 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180
Telephone: (518) 274-5820
Fax: (518) 274-5875