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James B. Shrimp

Litigation Attorney at Norristown, PA

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  • State Years
    New Jersey - NJ 24 years
    Pennsylvania - PA 24 years
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State PA
    Acquired 1999
    Status
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Learn James’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    40%
    Mr. Shrimp concentrates his practice in the representation of employers in discrimination cases brought in federal and state court and through the administrative level (Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and Equal Employment Opportunities Commission). Mr. Shrimp’s practice also includes (1) defending businesses in wage and hour disputes and restrictive covenant disputes; (2) representing businesses in commercial contract disputes; and (3) franchise litigation

    25 years

  2. Discrimination
    35%
    Represent primarily businesses in preventing and defending against employment discrimination litigation.

    25 years

  3. Franchising
    15%
    Represent Franchisors and Franchisees in franchise litigation.

    18 years

  4. Trademark infringement
    10%
    Represent businesses and individuals before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) regadring trademark infringement.

    20 years

James B. Shrimp concentrates his practice in the representation of employers in discrimination cases brought in federal court and state court, and at the adminstrative level (Pennsylvania Human Relaltions Commission and Equal Employment Opportunities Commission). Mr. Shrimp also represents employers, including schools, in labor and employment issues. Mr. Shrimp also counsels and represents businesses in Franchise Law and Trademark issues.

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Location

High Swartz LLP
40 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA, 19404

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Resume

AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • High Swartz LLP
  • 2002 - Present
  • Associate
  • Frederick and Associates
  • 1999 - 2002

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1999
  • Misericordia University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1996

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Munoz v. Nutrisystem, 2014 WL 3765498 (E.D.Pa.)
  • Summary Judgment Granted in Significant Part
  • Allen v. Nutrisystem, 2013 WL 1776440 (E.D.Pa.)
  • Summary Judgment Granted in favor of Employer
  • Grosso Enterprises, Inc. v. Domino's Pizza, 2011 WL 816620 (E.D.Pa.)
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Associations

  • Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA)
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Forum on Franchising Member
  • 2009 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Labor and Employment Committee Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Labor and Employment Division Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Civil Rules Committee Member
  • 2012 - 2013
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Franchise Committee Member
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Montgomery Bar Association
  • Young Lawyers Committee Vice-Chair
  • 2005 - 2005
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
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Publications

  • ABA Franchise Law Journal
  • Yes to Arbitration
  • 2011
  • Schuylkill Alliance Business Advisor
  • Supreme Court Assists Employer by Limiting Pay Discrimination Claims
  • 2007
  • Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
  • Open Government Guide, Open Records adn Meeting Laws in Pennsylvania
  • 2006
  • Employee Discharge and Documentation in Pennsylvania
  • Properly Documenting an Employee's Discharge
  • 2001
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Speaking Engagements

  • Montgomery County Employment Law Symposium
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • 2005

Attorney endorsements

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Given (2)
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Litigation Attorney | Aug 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known Jim Shrimp personally and professionally for nearly twenty years. He is a truly exceptional lawyer who has achieved outstanding results for his clients."
Medical malpractice
Franchising

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Norristown Litigation Lawyer James B. Shrimp
James B. Shrimp
Litigation Attorney
Norristown, PA
Licensed for 24 years