James E. Robinson is a Partner in the Philadelphia office of GRSM and Chair of the firm's Aviation practice group. James’ practice includes the defense of aviation, products liability, commercial litigation, construction and appellate matters. His clients include major manufacturers, commercial airlines, pilots, Part 135 operators, FBOs, Repair Stations and aviation insurers. He has handled wrongful death and survival actions, product liability and construction defect claims, commercial litigation, ground handling claims, passenger injury claims, commercial disputes, and product recalls, in a number of jurisdictions around the country, at trial and on appeal.
James currently serves as a Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee, and is the immediate past Chair of the DRI Aviation Law Committee, and a member of the DRI Judicial Task Force.
James has an active pro bono practice representing children who have been victims of abuse, neglect, dependency or crime for which he has been repeatedly recognized by the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania and was honored as a recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Advocate Award. He serves on the Board of the Support Center for Child Advocates.
James is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit and 4th Circuit, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, and the District of New Jersey.
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Fourth Circuits
- U.S. Supreme Court