James E. Hacker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Troy, NY

E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy
 | 28 Second Street, Troy, NY 12180
Phone: 518-274-5820
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1985
Education: Albany Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • General Litigation (50%)
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 a fellow of the American 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 president of the Albany County Bar Association.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College, Mr. Hacker graduated from Albany Law School and is chair of the university’s 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.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury

General Litigation (50%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Brain Injury


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About James Hacker

Admitted: 1985, New York

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

Honors and Awards:

  • Daniel H. Mahoney Award, 2016
  • Best Lawyer in America
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Rated

Bar/Professional Activity:

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

Pro bono/Community Service:

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

Educational Background:

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

28 Second Street
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 518-274-5820


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Last Updated: 10/26/2017

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