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James is the chair of the firm’s Business and Finance Department, a team of more than 900 attorneys globally, across six practice and industry groups. He is a former chair of the U.S. Corporate Group, which focuses on corporate and securities, tax, benefits, executive compensation and wealth planning. He is also a former co-chair of the Global Corporate Group.


  • New York University School of Law, 1993, LL.M., Tax
  • New England School of Law, 1992, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Massachusetts, 1988, B.B.A., cum laude

  • New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Named a winner of the 2023 “Large Middle Market Deal of the Year” award by U.S.A Middle Markets M&A Atlas Awards for his work on the Vista Outdoor acquisition of Fox Racing.