James C. McCarroll

Jim serves as Chairperson for Reed Smith's Investment Management Group. He also is a partner in the firm's Financial Industry Group, and the Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group.

Jim’s diversified practice also includes representation of high-net-worth individuals and public figures, including in the entertainment and sports fields, in major transactions and disputes.

Jim began his legal career in Washington, D.C., as a member of the Honors Attorney Program with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's (PBGC) Office of the General Counsel. Upon returning to New York in 2000, he joined Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel's Commercial Restructuring & Bankruptcy Group. In 2005, Jim joined Reed Smith.

In addition to his work directly on behalf of clients, Jim speaks regularly on issues relating to hedge funds and distressed investing, and he has been quoted in multiple mainstream and industry publications on issues relating to hedge funds and alternative investments.

The broad spectrum of experience found within the Investment Management Group that Jim chairs spans the most currently relevant substantive areas of law, including, to list but a few examples: investment management and banking regulation; securities regulation and compliance; litigation, arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms; restructuring and liquidation; derivatives and structured products documentation, analysis and dispute resolution; fund formation; portfolio transactions; investment adviser activity; broker-dealer issues; trust and fiduciary matters; product development; and the evolving field of hedge fund, mutual fund, and funds of funds merger & acquisitions.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Investment Management, 2) Hedge Funds, 3) Financial Industry Group, 4) Derivatives & Structured Products, 5) Alternative Investments, 6) Capital Markets, 7) Bankruptcy & Commercial Restructuring and 8) Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and Title IV of ERISA
Law School Boston University School of Law
Education Skidmore College
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
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