James W. Cunningham

James W. Cunningham


250 South Clinton Street
Syracuse, New York 13202
(315) 474-2911 (phone)
(315) 474-6015 (fax)
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  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1994
  • LeMoyne College, B.S., 1990

Admitted to Practice

  • Admitted to practice before all Courts of the State of New York, the U.S. District Court for Northern and Western Districts, and the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association


Jim joined the firm as a summer law clerk in 1992 and became a partner in 2000. His practice includes automobile and trucking litigation, premises liability, Labor Law and professional malpractice. Jim has tried cases in both State and Federal courts and argued appeals at the Appellate Division and Second Circuit. Jim is well known in Upstate New York for his defense of trucking companies, retail establishments and nursing homes.  Jim is also on the Federal Court panel of mediators having trained to be a mediator with the American Arbitration Association. Back to Attorney List