James J. Wenzel

Of Counsel

Office: Philadelphia

Direct: 215-461-3332

Fax: 215-461-3311


  • Professional Overview
    James concentrates his practice on complex commercial litigation, such as premises liability, wrongful death, and liquor liability/Dram Shop cases, as well as labor and employment matters involving retaliation, discrimination, and wrongful termination. Prior to joining O’Hagan Meyer, James began his practice in New York at a mid-sized Manhattan commercial litigation firm. He went on to serve for 15 years as an Assistant County Attorney for Westchester County, where he litigated civil matters in the areas of labor and employment, civil rights, contract disputes, torts, and administrative law. He served as lead counsel in matters before federal and state courts, various state and federal administrative agencies, and independent arbitrators and mediators. After moving to Philadelphia, James litigated mass torts and products liability matters in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Delaware, for a prominent plaintiffs’ firm. James lives in a Philadelphia suburb where he enjoys the outdoors with his wife and two children.
  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • B.A. from State University of New York, College at Oswego.
    • J.D. from New York Law School.


    • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • New York State Court of Appeals

    States Licensed

    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • Pennsylvania