James has experience with both debtor and creditor representation in bankruptcy, out-of-court workouts and restructurings, and bankruptcy-related litigation. He also regularly represents commercial lenders and mortgage servicers in federal court commercial litigation.
James has represented debtors in Chapter 11 bankruptcy in matters involving numerous complex issues under the bankruptcy code, including termination of employee and retiree benefits and going concern sales free and clear of claims. He also has unique Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy experience and has handled related contested matters and adversary proceedings.
His creditor bankruptcy practice involves representing commercial lenders in business bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7 and 11 of the Bankruptcy Code and in individual cases of commercial loan obligors under Chapters 7, 11, and 13.