JAMES J. WALSH

JWalsh@Edelsteinlaw.com

James J. Walsh focuses his practice on general liability claims involving premises and products liability, common carriers, third-party automobile claims, self-insured entities, rental car agencies, trucking and municipalities, personal injury litigation, commercial law and contract disputes. Mr. Walsh practices in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Edelstein Law, Mr. Walsh worked at a prominent insurance defense firm in Philadelphia where he defended a Fortune 500 retailer from premises and products liability claims, as well as intentional tort claims, often involving significant exposure, throughout Pennsylvania. Previous to that position, Mr. Walsh worked at a prominent insurance defense firm in Pittsburgh where he defended commercial carriers, private security guard companies, and other businesses facing general liability claims involving catastrophic losses.

Mr. Walsh earned his Juris Doctorate from the Delaware Law School of Widener University, where he served as President of the Moot Court Honor Society and was a member of the Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society. While in law school, he also interned for the Honorable Gregory M. Sleet, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware. Mr. Walsh earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the Pennsylvania State University, where he served as the treasurer of the Penn State Ski Team. Prior to attending college, Mr. Walsh served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps. He continued to serve in the Marine Corps reserve until just before attending law school.

Mr. Walsh resides in South Jersey, with his wife, Jeannie and son, Connor. He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, working out, and cheering for Penn State, the Eagles, Flyers and Phillies.

Licenses:
Pennsylvania (2010)
United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2010)
United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania (2013)

Education:
B.A., The Pennsylvania State University (2004)
J.D., Widener University, Delaware Law School (2010)

Practice Areas:
Insurance Defense
Self-Insured Defense
Products Liability Defense
Premises Liability Defense
Trucking Defense
Insurance Coverage
Criminal Defense
Contract Law

Bar Associations & Memberships:
Pennsylvania Bar Association


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