Attorney Details

Demetrios "Jim" Batsides - Of Counsel

DEMETRIOS “JIM” BATSIDES earned his B.A. from Villanova University and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law.  He is admitted to the New Jersey and New York bars, District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Western, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

He is a seasoned trial attorney and litigator with a practice focusing on the defense and counseling of healthcare companies, clinical and genetics laboratories, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, medical and laboratory professionals, and product distributors, retailers and manufacturers.  He has successfully represented such clients in trials and appeals venued in state and federal courts in various jurisdictions.

Jim has extensive experience in cases involving complex liability and medical causation issues and has represented clients in a wide variety of cases involving claims for significant personal injuries and economic damages from catastrophic neurological injury, wrongful death, wrongful birth, loss of fertility, toxic exposure and failure to diagnose cancer.  He also routinely counsels healthcare clients and product manufacturers on risk management best practice and regulatory compliance issues.

He has also represented numerous clients in significant commercial disputes and litigation involving breach of contract claims.

Additionally, he serves as regional trial and defense counsel for a major international clinical laboratory and is a member of its national Pap smear and HPV testing litigation team.

Jim was named as Super Lawyer by his peers in the State of New Jersey in 2007 through 2010 in the areas of medical malpractice and civil litigation defense.

His affiliations include the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey, the American Bar Association, the New Jersey State Bar Association, the New York Bar Association, and the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.