James focuses his practice on real estate and business finance, acquisitions, dispositions, and development. His experience includes representing lenders and borrowers in complex secured loans and loan workout, forbearance, and modification arrangements. James has worked extensively in the acquisition and development of hotel projects and has assisted clients in the development of renewable energy projects. He recently represented the lender in a $60 million construction financing of an urban mixed use real estate development. He formally served as Chair of the Mortgage Lending Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Real Property Trust & Estate Law.