James Stevens provides corporate and regulatory advice to our clients. He has substantial experience in the representation of public and private companies, including financial institutions, fintech and other financial services companies and real estate firms, in connection with their corporate governance matters, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing transactions, joint ventures, and regulatory reporting and compliance. In such capacity, James offers creative advice regarding how to structure and document business arrangements with a particular focus on the financial services and real estate development industries. He also advises clients regarding employment agreements and short and long term incentive arrangements for executives. James often serves as the principal outside counsel for his clients.