James “Jim” Green is a partner at Bardsley Benedict + Cholden LLP and he splits his time between its Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Mt. Laurel, New Jersey offices. Jim has successfully represented clients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in retail and hospitality defense, toxic tort, construction negligence, construction defect and environmental negligence matters. He handles every case personally from inception until conclusion while remaining focused on implementing a quick, practical and cost-effective resolution.
Since 2013, Jim has been selected by his peers each year as either a New Jersey Super Lawyer – Rising Star, or a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star. While up to five percent of the lawyers in a given state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list. Jim is also a member of the American and Pennsylvania Bar Associations, as well as the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in state and federal courts. He also sits as an arbitrator in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas.
Before starting his legal career, Jim graduated with honors from Rutgers College with a B.A. in English and was a successful Division I athlete in the sport of rowing, competing in both national and international regattas. He received his J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Camden in where he served as Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Religion. He also taught Constitutional Law at Camden High School for the distinguished Marshall-Brennan Fellowship Program.
In addition to spending time with his family at his home in Fishtown, Philadelphia; Jim enjoys remodeling homes, going to the gym and traveling to upstate New York.
- American Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)