Jim Mazewski concentrates his practice in the area of civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels. He focuses primarily on the representation of corporations, public entities, and insurance companies in complex commercial disputes and employment, construction, and general liability matters.
Jim has significant appellate expertise, having managed numerous appeals of varying levels of complexity, ranging from petitions for new trials to the setting aside of jury verdicts to the reinstatement of voided contracts. He has represented international shipping companies and out-of-state commercial entities in federal actions, and various public entities in jurisdictional and contractual disputes before the New Jersey District Court.
Additionally, Jim has prepared various certification petitions and amicus curiae briefs with the New Jersey Supreme Court on a diverse spectrum of topics and authored numerous successful summary judgment motions.
Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Jim completed a clerkship with Judge Amy O’Connor of the New Jersey Appellate Division. While in law school, he interned with Justice Anne M. Patterson of the New Jersey Supreme Court and served as Symposium Editor of the Rutgers Law Review.