855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 2013 (AB); 2007 (New York)
James practises corporate law, specializing in M&A and private equity transactions. He acts for public and private companies, financial sponsors, business owners, and management teams in a variety of business transactions, including acquisition and sale transactions, leveraged buyouts, go-private transactions, growth equity financing, minority investments, venture capital, and joint ventures and other business partnerships. He regularly advises private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with M&A and financing transactions, recapitalizations, co-investments, and other business matters. James has extensive cross-border experience, having practised in the United States and the United Kingdom, working with clients based in the US, UK, Europe, and Asia. His clients operate in a broad range of industries including manufacturing, technology, agriculture, energy, power & energy infrastructure, consumer products, and financial services. President of the Calgary chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). Admitted to practice in Alberta and New York. JD 2005, University of Toronto. BMus 2000, Wilfrid Laurier University.