James E. Robinson is a partner in the Philadelphia office of Gordon & Rees where his practice includes the defense of aviation, products liability, commercial litigation, construction and appellate matters. Jim’s clients include major manufacturers, commercial airlines, pilots, Part 135 operators, FBOs, certified 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.
Jim currently serves as a Vice-Chair of the ABA TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee, and is immediate past Chair of the DRI Aviation Law Committee, and a member of the DRI Judicial Task Force.
Jim has an active pro bono practice representing children who are the 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 Distinguished Advocate. Jim serves on the Board of the Support Center for Child Advocates.
Jim 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.
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, New Jersey
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Third Circuits
U.S. Supreme Court