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Jim serves as Chairperson for Reed Smith's Investment Management Group. He also is a partner in the firm's Financial Industry Group, and the Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group.

Notable Quotes

  • 5 June 2014 "DMS Management Sues to Block Ex-Tangerine Executive's Claims" Bloomberg Law
  • 5 June 2014 "DMS seeks to block RICO suit" CNS Business
  • 11 November 2013 "Bear Stearns Liquidators Sue Fitch, Moody's S&P" The Wall Street Journal
  • 5 September 2010 "Deadline for Claims Against Merkin Hedge Funds Is Set" The Legal Intelligencer
  • 28 February 2008 "Rebel investors seize Bear hedge funds" Financial Times
  • 16 July 2006 "The SEC Isn't Finished With Hedge Funds" Bloomberg Businessweek 
  • 23 June 2006 "Ruling Sets Back Effort to Regulate Hedge Funds" The New York Times


  • Boston University School of Law
  • Skidmore College

  • New York
  • Massachusetts

  • Turnaround Management Association (Former Member, Journal of Corporate Renewal Editorial Board);
  • New York State Bar Association;
  • Massachusetts Bar Association;
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section