Jim is the consummate problem-solver who can take a difficult, complicated dispute and find a cost-effective, creative solution without unnecessary process.
Jim represents entrepreneurs, businesses, and major financial institutions in complex civil litigation and commercial disputes. A veteran litigator with proven advocacy and established negotiation skills, Jim has favorably resolved and/or settled thousands of cases over the course of his career, beginning with when he served as a Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General.
Jim’s practice is concentrated on title insurance coverage and litigation, mortgage and mortgage servicing litigation, business litigation, and real estate litigation. Notably, Jim is among the most effective attorneys practicing today in the specialized area of title insurance coverage and related matters, including defalcations.
Jim’s clients include lenders, mortgage loan servicers, and title insurance companies, as well as real estate brokerage firms, developers, and management companies. He has represented both private businesses and public companies in investigations before different state agencies and authorities. He also mediates complex business and real estate disputes both as an attorney and mediator.
The success and well-being of Jim’s clients are his absolute priority. A testament to his unwavering dedication, Jim has maintained many substantial client relationships for decades. Above and beyond the superior service he provides, Jim is a tenacious, no-nonsense, result-oriented counsellor whose perseverance and legal acuity achieves the best results for his clients.
One of the most active partners in the firm with a work ethic that is unsurpassed, Jim is well-known for his negotiation prowess and ability to identify the optimal path to resolution.
Memberships & Activities
- Massachusetts Bar Association
Professional & Civic Activities
- Former Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General, (1977-1978)