James M. Clancy is a partner and head of the Workers' Compensation Department. Mr. Clancy received his undergraduate degree from Lynchburg College in Southern Virginia in 1986 and received his Juris Doctor degree from the Delaware School of Law in 1989. Mr. Clancy, a work injury attorney joined the firm in 1990, concentrating in workers' compensation law, wrongful termination, public disability pensions and employee rights.
Mr. Clancy was one of the first attorneys awarded the designation of "Certified Workers' Compensation Law Attorney" by the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 1998 and was the youngest attorney certified in that field of law. He has been re-certified 2 additional times.
He is a work injury lawyer and member of The New Jersey Association for Justice and serves as co-chairman of the Workers' Compensation Committee. In that capacity he is responsible for providing continuing legal education to attorneys throughout the state.
Jim was invited to join "COSH" the Council on Occupational Health and Safety in the early 2000's. COSH is a consortium of attorneys, doctors and labor focused on the rights of injured workers. The group uses litigation, legislation and education in support of the cause. He has since been elected a member of the executive committee.
Mr. Clancy litigates cases in the Division of Workers Compensation NJ, The Office of Administrative Law and The Superior Court of New Jersey. His legal efforts have resulted in favorable interpretations of law by the Appellate Division regarding discrimination against injured workers and countless awards at the trial level.
Mr. Clancy personally handles and oversees all workers compensation claims and trials for the firm.
Mr. Clancy lives in Marlton, New Jersey with his family. He is a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, served on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities Dioceses of Trenton and coaches youth sports for the Marlton Recreation Counsel, the South Jersey Lacrosse Club and Cherokee High School lacrosse.