Born and raised in Smithtown, James J. Quail is a lifelong resident of Long Island. He is the founding attorney at James J. Quail & Associates, P.C., a personal injury and real estate law firm serving Massapequa and all of Nassau County and Suffolk County. Mr. Quail founded his practice in 2000, working and training with some of the top attorneys in the U.S. in the last 16 years. He placed first in a national trial competition, served as local counsel to attorneys from across the country, and acted as a settlement agent for more than 20 banks and financial institutions.
As a Massapequa real estate attorney, Mr. Quail is experienced in handling all types of real estate transactions involving residential, commercial, and industrial properties. He served as a longtime member of the Real Estate Property Division of the New York Bar Association and also developed lectures on financing certain properties and short sales. He has real world experience in real estate, flipping several properties over the years. Mr. Quail also holds two construction licenses.
In addition to real estate law, Mr. Quail focuses on handling personal injury cases. He serves as a personal injury attorney for clients who have been involved in car accidents, slip and fall accidents, and construction accidents in Nassau County and beyond. He has served as counsel in cases where millions of dollars were recovered for injury victims. With his background in real estate and construction law, he is well-equipped to handle cases involving OSHA and other safety violations that resulted in serious injuries--specifically in Labor Law 240 cases.
Mr. Quail attended Dowling College, graduating in 1996 summa cum laude--the highest academic distinction. Following this, he attended St. John’s School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1999. Mr. Quail graduated in the top of his class at law school. He also gained key experience working for New York City’s corporation counsel. Mr. Quail handled various injury defense cases involving car accidents, labor law, and premises liability, among other complex legal matters.
After earning his J.D., Mr. Quail when on to work at a boutique-sized firm in Manhattan, where he was responsible for representing the City of New York in housing and transit authority cases.
American Bar Association
New York Bar Association
New York’s Association of Trial Lawyers
Suffolk and Nassau County Bar Associations