Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2000

University of North Carolina, B.A., 1997


New York

*Only admitted in New York and is directly supervised by partners of the firm's Washington, DC office

James Cantrell is senior counsel in Chapman's Asset Securitization Department. His practice focuses on the representation of trustees, issuers, underwriters, and investors in structured finance transactions involving a variety of asset classes. James has a background representing clients in connection with private equity and hedge fund transactions and real estate, capital markets, and banking matters.  

He joined the firm in 2016 after practicing as a partner at a New York law firm.