James Burbage


P:212-683-7100 ext. 294

Meet James

James (Jim) Burbage joined Gallo Vitucci Klar, LLP  in May of 2022 as a Trial Counsel.  He brings to our firm years of experience as a trial counsel and appellate attorney, he will continue his trial advocacy on behalf of our clients in various areas of the law including:  labor law, municipal liability, commercial property, transportation and related areas of practice, specializing in preparing and trying complex, multi-party actions across the range of our clients’ legal needs, throughout the Metropolitan Area.

He is also excited about opportunities to mentor our younger attorneys as they learn the practice of law and develop their careers.

When not in the office James spends time relaxing with his family and enjoying sporting and cultural events.  A proud father of two attorneys, Jim appreciates, deeply, the rewards and benefits of a legal career and is looking froward to contributing to the continuing success of our firm.

Practice Areas

  • Construction Accident
  • Construction Defect
  • Elevator and Escalator
  • Excess Insurance Monitoring / Substitution Counsel
  • Insurance Coverage and Litigation
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Restaurant and Innkeeper Liability
  • Security Guard Litigation Defense
  • Subrogation and Property Loss
  • Trucking and Transportation


  • New Jersey, 1989
  • New York, 1990
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Fordham University Law School, J.D., 1989
  • Manhattan College, M.A., 1981
  • Manhattan College, B.A., 1978