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James T. Hunt, Jr.

James Hunt is a former BigLaw attorney who is able to leverage his breadth of litigation and corporate experience to help his clients achieve their desired results. Jim assists an array of companies with the legal infrastructure necessary to run and protect their businesses properly, including complex commercial agreements, customer and vendor contracts, non-competes and a variety business litigation disputes.  Jim also advises start-up companies in technology, banking and other sectors.  Jim litigates an extensive variety of complex business, commercial and injury cases in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania state and federal courts. In the courtroom, Jim routinely tangles with many of the nation’s biggest law firms. Jim has litigated all over the country.

Jim assists clients in a number of different industries successfully deal with a variety of different business-related disputes and litigation, including complex commercial and business litigation, consumer fraud litigation, employment disputes, internal investigations, business divorce and LLC break-up litigation, franchise litigation, business torts, RICO and noncompete agreements.  Jim also advises start-up companies in the technology sector.  He has published articles and been a speaker at continuing legal education (CLE) courses about fraud defense and contract litigation, including his article, “The Masquerading Fraud Claim,” published in the New Jersey Law Journal.  Indeed, Jim’s legal opponents often refer cases to him because of his fierce advocacy and down-to-earth likeability.

Some of Jim’s recent successful representations include:

  • Drafting and negotiating service agreements for an IT outsourcing client in a deal with a leading television network
  • Resolving a noncompete/restrictive covenant litigation dispute for an online company
  • Successfully and quickly resolving a business dispute involving IT consulting companies to avoid lengthy and expensive litigation
  • Winning an appeal at the Appellate Division of New Jersey involving interpretation of a contract provision that imposed personal liability on business owners for a major advertising company
  • Successfully obtaining dismissal of Consumer Fraud Act and RICO claims against a major media and advertising company client
  • Defending and negotiating settlement of an insurance bad faith claim arising out of a personal injury caused by a hunting knife, which occurred in Wisconsin
  • Defending and negotiating settlement of a claim for actuarial malpractice in a New Jersey case
  • Winning an appeal in a New Jersey lawsuit involving a contract dispute over the construction of a restaurant at The Pier at Caesars, Atlantic City
  • Obtaining dismissal of a Consumer Fraud Act and breach of contract lawsuit for a major telecommunications company client in a New York case
  • Winning an appeal for a casino client in a case involving a casino patron alleging he lost thousands of dollars gambling while drunk
  • Winning an appeal involving a lawsuit against a CEO client alleging securities fraud

Prior to joining Tenaglia, Hunt & Martin, Jim was a litigation attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, one of the biggest law firms in the United States.  Admitted to practice in 1999, Jim served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nicholas H. Politan, United States District Court, District of New Jersey from 1999-2001.