James's practice encompasses a broad range of real estate matters, including development, financing, acquisitions, sales, and leasing in a number of major metropolitan areas. He represents developers and financial institutions in real estate transactions, with a particular emphasis on transactions involving tax exempt financial institutions.
James is listed as a leading lawyer in Chambers and Partners USA and served on the Executive Committee of the Real Property Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association from 2005 through 2007.
James earned his law degree from New York University School of Law and his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania.