Jim is a preeminent corporate lawyer, who has been called "the Dean of Maine corporate law." He has a broad corporate practice, representing both private and public companies, across numerous industries, with significant experience in the banking and insurance industries.
Jim is the author of the 600 page treatise Maine Corporation Law & Practice, and has had an active role in the development of corporate law through his work on the American Bar Association (ABA) Corporate Laws Committee, which maintains and revises the Model Business Corporation Act on an ongoing basis. He has been a member of the American Law Institute since 1991.
Jim's practice focuses on corporation transactions and corporate governance, in three areas: General Corporate, Banking and Insurance.