James E Drnec300 Delaware Ave., Suite 1110
P.O. Box 1155
Wilmington, Delaware 19899-1155
Phone: (302) 252-0090 x2082
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Fax: (302) 252-0099

Jim Drnec, who is “Of Counsel” with the Firm, has significant litigation experience representing a broad spectrum of healthcare providers in legal matters ranging from premises liability to professional liability, disciplinary matters and credentialing. He has served as trial counsel in such matters before the Delaware Superior Court in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties and has successfully handled appellate issues addressed to the Delaware Supreme Court, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Drnec provides representation for hospitals, as well as nurses, staff members, and doctors.

Bar Admissions:

  • State of Delaware, 1998
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004


  • Temple University School of Law, 1998
  • University of Southern California, 1994

Honors and Awards:

  • Member, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Temple University National Trial Team
  • Barristers Award for Outstanding Trial Advocacy
  • First Place, National Institute for Trial Advocacy Tournament of Champions
  • First Place, Association of Trial Lawyers of America’s Student Trial Advocacy
  • Professional Associations & Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Past President, Rodney Inn of Court 2011-2013