Clerkin, James C.
James C. Clerkin is a founding partner of Kral, Clerkin, Redmond, Ryan, Perry & Girvan, one of New York's leading civil defense litigation firms. Under his leadership, the firm has grown to 32 attorneys in three fully staffed offices in Manhattan, Nassau and Suffolk counties.
A native of Palmerton, Pennsylvania, Clerkin earned a BA and JD from Fordham University. His admissions include the New York Bar, Federal Bar (SDNY and EDNY) and the United States Supreme Court.
Clerkin has received Martindale-Hubbell's highest ("AV") Peer Review Rating for his legal ability and ethical standards.
Clerkin’s father is from Monaghan and his mother is from Donegal. He lives in Mahwah, New Jersey.
He and his wife, Virginia, and have three children.
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