James Robert McHenry

James Robert McHenry

Associate Attorney
Albany, New York

James R. McHenry began his career in the New York City metro area, where he represented medical professionals and facilities in medical malpractice lawsuits before recently joining Phelan, Phelan & Danek, LLP as an associate attorney.

Jim received his B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Dayton in 2010. He obtained his J.D. degree for Union University Albany School of Law in 2013. While at Albany Law, Jim was a member of the school’s health law clinic, where he practiced law under a limited license. As a clinical practitioner, he represented low-income clients within the New York Capital District who had medical conditions ranging from cancer to HIV/ AIDS. He represented these clients in matters from child custody hearings to social security denial appeals.

Jim was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2014. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - May, 2013
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio - 2010
    • Major: Psychology
    • Minor: History
    • Minor: Sociology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association , 2014 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association , 2014 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Bower Law, P.C., Associate Attorney, 2016 - 2018
  • McHenry, Horan & Pilatsky, PLLC , Associate Attorney, 2014 - 2016


  • English


  • Phi Kappa Psi
  • Alpha Phi Omega