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James P. Redding focuses his practice on corporate and business law. He has broad corporate and business transactional experience, notably in the hospitality sector. Jim also has spent more than two decades representing clients in federal, state, local and international tax matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Jim was a Certified Public Accountant in Maryland from 1983 to 1993.


  • Corporate law
  • Corporate transactions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Taxation law


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, Boston magazine, "Top Lawyers - Tax Law," 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Hospitality Practice Group of the Year,” 2021
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, 2006-2017
  • Team Member, Corporate Board Member magazine and FTI Consulting Inc., one of "America’s Best Corporate Law Firms," 13th Annual Legal Industry Study, 2013
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, American Bar Association, 1993-Present
    • Business Law Section, 1996-Present
    • Tax Section, 1993-Present
  • Member, Rhode Island Bar Association, 1983-Present
    • Tax Committee, 1983-Present
    • Chairman, 1988-1996


  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 1983
  • B.G.S., summa cum laude, Ohio University, 1977
  • Florida
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Tax Court