Attorney James G. Williams

James G. Williams

Practice Areas:

  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Professional Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Municipal Liability
  • FELA Liability


  • Quinnipiac College School of Law, Hamden, Connecticut
    • J.D. - 1986
    • Honors: Civil Law Clinic, 1986
  • Providence College
    • B.A. - 1983

Bar Admission

  • Connecticut, 1986
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1988

Representative Cases

  • Ann Marie Ciotti v. St. Mary's Hospital, 87-079148, 1991, Superior Ct, Waterbury
  • Charles McGuire v. Donald James, 88-0266445, 1990, Superior Ct, New Haven
  • Jean Elliott, Administratrix of the Estate of Kevin Elliott vs. City of Waterbury, UWY-CV-93-0117411-S, Superior Court, Waterbury
  • Estate of Kristine E. Pire and Mischelle Pire vs. CWPM, LLC and Kenneth W. Clark, NNI-CV-01-0279026-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Barbara Boczer, Administratrix of the Estate of Paul Boczer vs. John Doe, M.D., FST-CV-03-0197813-S, Superior Court, Stamford/Norwalk
  • Kelly McCurdy vs. Christopher Lachmund and System Engineering, NNI-CV-01-0278180-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Robert Denes vs. Allstate Insurance Company, NNH-CV-98-0418681-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Joseph Pajor vs. Town of Wallingford, NNH-CV-94-366807-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Nancy Dembiczak vs. John Doe, M.D., NNH-CV-91-0325659-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • John A. Radziunas vs. Harbor Health Services, Inc., NNH-CV-02-0462946-S, Superior Court, New Haven
  • Gertrude Gayton vs. City of East Haven, CV-01-0276090-S, Judicial District, New Haven
  • Karl Pepin vs. Christopher Cacchillo, NNH-CV-94-0364290-S


  • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Study of Administrative Law
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Excellence in the Study of Evidence
  • Million Dollar Club for multiple verdicts in excess of $1 million
  • Preeminent Rating by Peer Group of Lawyers

Classes & Seminars

  • Instructor, Municipal Liability & Loss Control, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
  • Guest Lecturer, Personal Injury Litigation Matters, Various Insurance Companies, Claims Associations and Peer Groups

Pro-Bono Activities

  • University Civil Law Clinic

Representative Clients

  • Connecticut Conference of Municipalities
  • Connecticut Interlocal Risk Management Association
  • Tarragon Management
  • First Financial Insurance Company
  • Metropolitan Transit Authority
  • City of New London
  • Town of Stonington
  • City of Danbury
  • Town of New Canaan
  • City of Hamden
  • Housing Authority Risk Retention Group
  • Carregis Insurance Company
  • Engle Martin and Associates
  • First Specialty Insurance Company
  • Frontier Insurance Company
  • Konover Construction Company
  • Mettler-Toledo, Inc.
  • VFIS Claims Management
  • Guilford Specialty Group
  • Whiteway Laundry, Inc.


  • Kathleen Gambrell, Claims Manager, Connecticut Interlock Risk Management Agency
  • Thomas Collette, Collette Physical Therapy
  • Alfredo L. Axtmayer, M.D.
  • William O'Connell, Engle Martin & Associates
  • Levitsky & Berney, P.C., Certified Public Accountants
  • Spectrum Engineering Group, LLC
  • Michael Feltes, M.D., Sound Seniors Geriatrics, LLC
  • Michael A. Kolakowski, President, Konover Construction Corporation
  • Robert Sullivan, Claims Manager, The Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc.

Past Positions

  • Hon. Dennis Harrigan, Bridgeport Superior Court, Law Clerk, 1986
  • Cella, McKeon & Williams, P.C., Partner, 1986 to 2002

Professional Associations

  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New Haven Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute of Connecticut