James Christopher Munley is an award-winning plaintiffs’ lawyer who has dedicated his career to fighting for accident victims and their families. As a board-certified civil trial advocate, Chris is widely regarded across the United States as a leading personal injury attorney. Chris has zealously represented thousands of truck collision, car crash, medical malpractice, and other catastrophic accident victims, winning millions for his clients.
A champion of workers’ rights, Chris was recognized as the workers’ compensation Lawyer of the Year, and has been named to the lists of Best Lawyers in America, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, and Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania.
In 2008, Chris founded ATLAS Lawyers, a series of legal seminars that bring together talented, innovative experts from across the country to share their ideas on how to market and manage a thriving 21st-century law firm.
Outside of his contributions in courtrooms and negotiation rooms across the United States, Chris is dedicated to improving local Pennsylvania communities. He serves as the chairman of Lackawanna County’s PNC Field, which is home to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders (a New York Yankees AAA Affiliate), the President of the Scranton Club, and a board member for the Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter of the Girl Scouts of America. In addition, he regularly speaks at senior community centers on relevant safety topics.
Chris and his wife Dr. Maria Yager Munley are the proud parents of two children.