Office Location

99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
T 212.286.8585
F 212.490.8966 
ny@hpmb.com

Areas of Practice

Healthcare & Risk Management

Medical Liability Defense

Education

SUNY Buffalo School of Law: JD: 2000;
Note and Comment Editor; Buffalo Law Review
Iona College: BA: 1995

Bar Admissions

New York State

James Navarro

Partner

James Navarro is a partner at HPM&B.  He was raised in Williamsburg, Brooklyn by his Colombian-born parents.  James attended SUNY-Buffalo School of Law where he served as a Note and Comment Editor for the Buffalo Law Review.  Following law school, James worked as a Court Attorney for the Appellate Division, Second Department.

At HPM&B, James represents the interests of hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice actions.  He also defends premises liability matters. James is involved in all phases of litigation.  He has conducted and defended numerous depositions as well as drafted and argued countless motions.

James is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Hispanic National Bar Association.  He has also served as a volunteer arbitrator for the Civil Court of the City of New York.

James is fluent in Spanish.

 

Verdicts & Cases

Summary Judgment Awarded in New York County

In September 2015, following extensive briefing and oral arguments, the New York County Supreme Court granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing a medical malpractice action against an individual physician and major medical institution. In...

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Summary Judgment Awarded in Bronx County

In January 2016, the Bronx County Supreme Court granted a motion for summary judgment dismissing a wrongful death action against an individual physician and major medical institution. This case involved a host of allegations against defendants,...

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Bronx County Supreme Court Granted James’ Navarro Motion

In January 2016, the Bronx County Supreme Court granted James’ Navarro motion for summary judgment dismissing a wrongful death action against an individual physician and major medical...

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Appellate Practice Group Obtains Reversal and Dismissal Of Obstetrical Malpractice Action

In Fernandez v. Moskowitz, __ A.D.3d __,  925 N.Y.S.2d 476 (1st Dep’t 2011), the Appellate Division, First Department reversed the denial of a summary judgment motion and...

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