99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Areas of Practice
Healthcare & Risk Management
Medical Liability Defense
SUNY Buffalo School of Law: JD: 2000;
Note and Comment Editor; Buffalo Law Review
Iona College: BA: 1995
New York State
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...Read More
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,...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More