James E. Hacker

James E. Hacker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Latham, NY

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, LLP
 | 7 Airport Park Blvd, Latham, NY 12110
Phone: 518-274-5820
Fax: 518-783-8101
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney James E. Hacker is the managing partner at E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy in Troy, New York. Mr. Hacker practices personal injury law, representing individuals who have sustained serious injuries or lost a loved one due to the negligence of another. He also practices commercial litigation, handling matters involving contract issues, insurance disputes, restrictive covenants and more. He serves clients in the Albany, Schenectady and Troy, New York, metropolitan areas.

In the personal injury area, Mr. Hacker handles cases involving automobile accidents, brain injuries, burn injuries, medical malpractice, spinal damage and other types of injuries. Along with extensive litigation experience in both commercial litigation and personal injury, he also serves as an arbitrator and mediator.

An accomplished professional with more than three decades of legal experience, Mr. Hacker is an elected fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers as well as an elected fellow of the International College of Trial lawyers.  He also holds the highest rating of AV Preeminent* from the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.” He has received numerous awards, including the “Daniel Mahoney Memorial Award” from the Capital District Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Hacker holds many roles in his community. He sits on the board of directors of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York. In addition, he is a regional Vice President of New York State Trial Lawyers Association and is a past President of the Albany County Bar Association and past President of the Capital District Trial Lawyers. 

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College, where he sits on the Board of Trustees.   Mr. Hacker graduated from Albany Law School and is Chair of the Board of Trustees. He has been licensed to practice law in the state of New York since 1985.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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About James Hacker

Admitted: 1985, New York

Professional Webpage: http://joneshacker.com/meet-our-attorneys/james-e-hacker


  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Elected Fellow, American College fo Trial Lawyers Elected Fellow International Academy of Trial Lawyers  
  • Best Lawyer in America
  • Daniel H. Mahoney Award, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Trial Lawyers Albany, Regional Vice President
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Board of Trustees, Chair, Albany Law School
  • Albany County Board Association, Past President
  • Capital District Trial Lawyers Association, Past President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Aid Society for Northeastern New York, Board of Directors
  •  Trustee, Hamilton College

Educational Background:

  • Hamilton College, 1981
Office Location for James E. Hacker

7 Airport Park Blvd
Latham, NY 12110

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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