James T. Dougherty Associate New York
Phone: 212.238.4800 Fax: 212.238.4848 jdougherty@lcbf.com

James handles the day to day litigation of a wide variety of cases ranging from simple slips and falls to complex workplace accident and lead poisoning claims. He is a resourceful litigator and a team player who is always on the lookout for opportunities to advance legal arguments which will not simply benefit the client in a single instance, but in future litigation as well.

James has been selected as a New York Metro Super Lawyer - Rising Star for 2015-2017.  Super Lawyers is published by Thomson Reuters. A description of their selection methodology can be found here. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

James’ past experience as a Judicial Law Clerk for Hon. Paul A. Kapalko has given him insight on how courts may perceive certain arguments, and how to best tailor them to meet the situation. His experience as a claims examiner has also given him insight into the needs of our client insurance companies.

Practice Areas


New York, 2009
New Jersey, 2009
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court District of New Jersey

Honors and Awards

Touro Law Review

New York Metro Super Lawyer - Rising Star, Personal Injury - General, 2015-2017 [see text to the left]


J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Central Islip, New York, 2008

B.S., University at Albany - SUNY, 2002