James F. Mahoney, Partner

Email: jmahoney@rlattorneys.com
Phone: (602) 900-1800

Jim Mahoney concentrates his practice in the Trucking and Transportation Industry. He is an attorney and expert consultant/witness, with a significant number of well-known and terrific large and small transportation clients. Jim offers expertise in: FMCSA regulatory compliance; trucking operations; transport risk management; litigation management including spoliation and document retention protocols; freight brokerage and 3PL operations and exposure; international and cross-border injury and cargo claims; trucking and freight broker insurance including captives, RRGs, high retentions and collateral; owner-operator issues; trucking Workers’ Comp and property loss.

Jim has extensive litigation experience, with approximately 50 first chair verdicts, and numerous trials; active license in Arizona, New York and New Jersey, state and federal courts; truck and auto liability, general liability, product liability, dram shop liability, Carmack Amendment and international cargo; Workers’ Comp litigation. Proven ability to reduce insurance and claim expense without compromise to quality.

Jim’s litigation expertise, however, is not limited to trucking accidents. His career highlights include litigated cases from premises liability to product liability, and from cargo losses contracts.

  • Fordham University, New York, N.Y. B.A.
  • Fordham Prep School, Bronx, N.Y.
  • New York Law School, New York, N.Y. J.D.

Professional Affiliations:
  • US Law Group, panelist-speaker
  • Defense Research Institute, panelist-speaker
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association, panelist-speaker
  • American Bar Association, panelist - speaker
  • American Trucking Associations, General Counsel Conferences, panelist-speaker
  • Arizona Captive Insurance Association, panelist- speaker
  • Arizona Trucking Association, Member and speaker
  • Member, Board of Directors, Swift Transportation’s Captive Insurance Companies

Licenses & Admissions:
  • Arizona State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar
  • New York State Bar

Areas of Practice:

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