• Senior Project Manager
  • james.plastiras@gardencitygroup.com
  • 631-470-5027
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    Asbestos
    Class Action

     

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James Plastiras

With more than seven years’ experience working on asbestos-related litigation at a national law firm in New York, James Plastiras joined GCG in May 2016 as part of the North American Refractories Company Personal Injury Settlement Trust project. Prior to joining GCG, Mr. Plastiras worked at Levy Konigsberg LLP, a national law firm with a heavy focus on asbestos related litigation.

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With more than seven years’ experience working on asbestos-related litigation at a national law firm in New York, James Plastiras joined GCG in May 2016 as part of the North American Refractories Company Personal Injury Settlement Trust project. Prior to joining GCG, Mr. Plastiras worked at Levy Konigsberg LLP, a national law firm with a heavy focus on asbestos related litigation. He specialized in the identification and filing of claims with trust funds established in the bankruptcy courts to compensate claimants with asbestos related injuries.  While also attending Fordham University School of Law in the evenings, and graduating in May 2015 with a focus on environmental law and toxic torts, he oversaw the acquisition and distribution of more than $30 million in trust fund settlements. After passing the bar, James worked as an associate attorney at the same firm where he assisted in the litigation of asbestos cases in courts across the United States.

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Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
  • Fairfield University, B.A.

Admissions

  • New York State Bar
  • New Jersey State Bar