Jim Kramer is a Senior Trial Attorney at Levy Konigsberg’s New York office, where he specializes in litigating his clients’ asbestos/mesothelioma personal injury claims. During his time with the firm, Jim has successfully received multi-million-dollar recoveries for his clients and their families.
Jim is proud to represent victims of asbestos-related cancer as well as their families. Jim’s clients have included a wide range of workers and consumers, as well as their family members, who were exposed to asbestos through their use of certain equipment and consumer products that contained asbestos. These clients have included Naval servicemen, electricians, longshoremen, construction workers, carpenters, auto mechanics, and even the wives of workers who washed clothing on which asbestos dust was taken home.
Jim is a frequent speaker at conferences both in New York and around the country on trial strategy and emerging legal areas. Jim is also a current member of the New York City Bar Association’s Products Liability Committee, where he works with fellow committee members to educate the Association on unique areas of law.
Prior to joining Levy Konigsberg, Jim clerked for the Honorable Francine Axelrad, Presiding Judge in the New Jersey Appellate Division.
Jim graduated from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, where he served as Editor-In-Chief of the school’s law review, The Rutgers Law Journal, as well as an award-winning member of the school’s moot court program (awards for oral advocacy and legal writing).
Jim lives in New York City, and has been selected as a 2015 and 2016 New York Metro Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine.
- Mesothelioma Lawyers Win $7.3M for Family of Asbestos Victim
- Asbestos Cancer Victim Sues Joint Compound Makers for His Mesothelioma
- Trucker Stricken with Mesothelioma Takes Asbestos Companies to Court
- Federal Court Rules Railroad Workers Can Sue Employers for Asbestos Injuries
- New York Appellate Court Opposes Deposition of Mesothelioma Doctors
- Federal Judge Issues Ruling Protecting Rights of Navy Servicemen to Bring Mesothelioma Lawsuits Against Government Contractors
- Judge Rules Against Valve Manufacturer in Mesothelioma Lawsuit Brought by Former Navy Boilerman