LAW FIRM MANAGING PARTNER, ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW
Jim Hacker is a 1981 graduate of Hamilton College where he is an Alumnae Trustee and a 1984 graduate of Albany Law School where he chairs the Board of Trustees. He is an elected Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The College is comprised of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada and membership is by invitation only. He is currently serving as President of the Albany County Board Association and is a Regional Vice President of the New York State Trial Lawyers Albany. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York and is a past President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association who awarded him their Annual “Daniel H. Mahoney” Award in 2016. 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.
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 prominent 16 attorney firm in Albany, Troy and Saratoga Springs, New York with focuses on commercial litigation, personal injury, tax certiorari litigation and criminal defense.
Use our confidential online contact us form or call (518) 274-5820 to schedule a convenient time to meet with Mr. Hacker and discuss your legal situation.