James E. Nealon

James E. Nealon


Recognized since 2021

Greenwich, Connecticut

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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James is a partner in our litigation and arbitration team.

He concentrates on civil litigation, with a focus on commercial and employment litigation and arbitration. He has litigated a significant array of commercial cases at both the state and federal levels in both jury and bench trials. In addition, James advises on regulatory investigations involving, and defends claims lodged against, financial institutions and broker-dealer firms in the securities industry. He has substantial experience in class action litigation in general and in wage-and-hour class action defense in particular. He also has extensive patent litigation experience. James is admitted to practice before:

  • the US Supreme Court;
  • the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals;
  • the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals;
  • the Federal District Court for Connecticut;
  • and the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.


  • 1700 East Putnam Avenue, Suite 400
    Greenwich, CT 06870-1366
  • 430 Park Avenue, 10th Floor
    New York, NY 10022-3505


  • English


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
  • Fairfield University, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1991
  • New York, 1991


  • Connecticut Bar Association - Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association - Member
  • Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - Member

Headquarters: New York, New York

26 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

6 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

Full Firm Profile

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation


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