Jim concentrates his practice on taxation and corporate law. His ability to assist corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts and individuals with tax and financial issues is enhanced by his standing as a certified public accountant (CPA).
Jim’s corporate practice is focused on representing corporations in mergers and acquisitions, including a variety of transactions involving purchases or sales of domestic and international business operations. He advises closely held corporations on the unique problems they face, including business transfers, recapitalizations, refinancings, shareholder agreements, employment agreements and other contractual matters.
The taxation side of Jim’s practice involves negotiating on behalf of clients and advising them on the tax planning aspects of corporate reorganizations and divestitures, including structuring transactions from a tax-effective standpoint. He also represents clients in tax audits and tax appeals at the federal and state levels.