- Commercial Litigation Cargo Subrogation
- Admiralty and Maritime Law
- Marine Insurance and Reinsurance
- Commercial Litigation
- Property Damage Litigation
- Aviation Law
- Transportation Law
|University ||Fordham University, B.S., 1972|
|Law School||New York Law School, J.D., 1975|
|Admitted||1976, New York; 1976, U.S District Court Southern District of New York; 1976, U.S District Court Eastern District of New York; 1976, U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit|
Associations & Memberships
•Marine and Insurance Claims Association (former Director)
•Maritime Law Association of the United States
Jim Ruddy concentrates the majority of his practice in the many aspects of maritime law. He has litigated numerous and varied ocean, rail, truck, air, warehouse and property damage subrogation cases and has negotiated settlement of many cargo recovery claims. Jim has also handled significant matters involving marine insurance, general average claims, NVOCC defense as well as FMC surety bond issues.
In 1972 Jim graduated from Fordham University where he earned his bachelor of science degree. He then went on to attain his juris doctor from New York Law School in 1975 . Jim began his legal career with the Donovan firm and from 1992 through 2005 was a partner with the firm of Badiak, Will & Ruddy.
Jim has been a long-time member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States. He also served as a Director of the Marine and Insurance Claims Association until 2006 . Jim has received an AV Preeminent rating form Martindale-Hubbell.
Honors & Awards
• AV Preeminent by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell
Year Joined Organization: 2009
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