As Co-Chairman of Lamb McErlane’s Appellate Advocacy Group and Litigation Department, Jim Sargent has represented major national and multinational manufacturers in litigation and appeals involving class action, product liability, taxation, warranty, fraud, employment and consumer protection law claims.
Named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for appellate law since 2006, Jim’s practice regularly includes commercial contracts, real estate and banking law, construction litigation, restrictive covenants, and employment contracts.
A former assistant attorney general of New Hampshire under former U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, and former law clerk to Chief Judge Collins Seitz, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Jim commenced practice in the Philadelphia area with Pepper Hamilton, where his work included products liability defense for major drug manufacturers, mass tort claims and construction defect litigation.
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2006|
|Partner||Lamb McErlane, PC||1984 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||Villanova University School Of Law||2005 - 2015|
|Associate||Pepper Hamilton, LLP||1978 - 1984|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association Amicus Curiae Brief Committee||Chairman||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association Appellate Advocacy Committee||Member||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Chester County Historical Society||Chairman, Board of Trustees||N/A|
|Chester County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Virginia School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Yale University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||N/A|
|Pennsylvania Bar Institute||Advanced Appellate Advocacy Presenting Complex Appeals in the PA Courts||2017|
|Samuel-Bassett v. Kia Motors Corp|
|Braun & Hummel v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.|
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