James E. Hajel

James E. Hajel

Parsippany, New Jersey

James is an experienced litigator with a concentration in general and premises liability, automobile defense and municipal and public sector defense. He also specializes in employment law, including counseling clients in drafting policy and procedure manuals, advising on employee hiring and terminations and representing clients in employee-related litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Labor & Employment
  • Government

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2002


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2001
  • University of South Carolina
    • B.A - 1994
    • Major: Political Science

Representative Cases

  • Geringer v. Hartz Mountain Development Corp., 388 N.J.Super. 392 (App. Div. 2006)
  • Lane v. Director Of Nursing Beluso, 2007 WL 120251, N.J. Super. A.D.
  • McGrath v. Yosry, 2008 WL 552997, N.J. Super. A.D.
  • Map Investment Co. v. Liberty Elevator Corp., 2010 WL 4962809, N.J. Super. A.D.

Past Employment Positions

  • Honorable Richard C. Camp, J.S.C., Essex County, Law Clerk, 2001 - 2002