University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
American University's Washington College of Law, J.D.
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Jim Blumenthal is a member in the firm’s Marlton, New Jersey office. He works on the special investigation and fraud team, defending automobile and premises liability cases. Jim is an active trial attorney, having defended over 100 jury trials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. From 2010 to 2013, Jim was named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® Rising Star [i]. After expanding his practice into New Jersey, he was also named Super Lawyer® Rising Star [i] in New Jersey in 2016.
Jim began his legal career as an assistant district attorney serving for four years in that position. His practice as a criminal prosecutor has influenced his outlook on how a civil case should be defended. He believes that aggressive and thorough discovery tactics are the key to building a defense. At every phase of litigation, Jim is thinking about how what he is doing will shape his closing argument to a jury.
A Philadelphia area native, Jim attended college at the University of Pennsylvania. Thereafter, he graduated from the American University’s Washington College of Law. He lives in Westmont, New Jersey with his wife and daughter.
[i]The Super Lawyers® list is issued by Thomson Reuters under criteria applied by Super Lawyers®. A description of the selection methodology can be found at http://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court or the Supreme Court of New Jersey.