James W. Sukharev is an Associate in the Firm’s Newark, New Jersey office and a member of the Employment Law & Litigation, Criminal Defense, Investigations & Compliance and Trade Secrets & Non-Competes Practice Groups.
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Sukharev was a litigator at Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office where he argued multiple jury trials as well as dozens of bench trials and pretrial motions. He has experience handling appeals, having argued before the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division. During his time at the Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Sukharev worked in the Domestic Violence Unit, the Trial Section and lectured at the New Jersey Attorney General’s Domestic Violence Symposium.
Mr. Sukharev received his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University School of Law, Camden and his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from New York University.
Following law school, Mr. Sukharev clerked in the Superior Court of New Jersey for the Honorable Margaret M. Foti, J.S.C. (now P.J.S.C.) in the Superior Court of New Jersey and then for the late Honorable Carol E. Higbee, J.A.D. in the Appellate Division.
Mr. Sukharev has volunteered as an attorney-coach and judge for the Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial competition.