Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC
James R. Cambridge is a Member of Kerr, Russell and Weber, PLC. Mr. Cambridge specializes in the areas of business law, finance and real estate and lectures and publishes regularly on business law and planning. His clients have included private and public companies in the technology, manufacturing, finance, service, retail and real estate industries. Mr. Cambridge’s clients also include professional athletes. Mr. Cambridge serves as counsel for a number of businesses and handles a variety of matters such as business formations, contracts, employment, lending relationships, loan work-outs, restructurings, real estate, buying and selling businesses and resolving troubled business situations. Mr. Cambridge has considerable experience in advising closely-held family businesses. Mr. Cambridge also has experience in advising US and foreign-based companies in establishing operations in the US and abroad. Mr. Cambridge is co-chairperson of the firm's Corporate Practice Group and leads the firm's US-China Practice Group. Mr. Cambridge is a past Chairperson of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and its Business Law and Real Property Law Sections, a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Law Section, and a member of the Detroit Bar Association. His many bar activities include being a member of the Council of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan and Chairman of its Legislative Committee. Mr. Cambridge also served as the Chairman of the Legislative Drafting Committee of business and tax lawyers that wrote the Michigan Limited Liability Company Act. Mr. Cambridge is the author of many journals, articles and publications including the book "Michigan Limited Liability Companies", which is published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education at the University of Michigan. He is also a contributor to "Advising Closely Held Businesses in Michigan", published by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Mr. Cambridge’s many community service activities include being a member of the Executive Board.of the Boy Scouts of America in metropolitan Detroit, and also serving as legal counsel to the Boy Scouts. Mr. Cambridge is also a member of the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority of one of Michigan's largest cities. Mr. Cambridge is listed in "Who’s Who in American Law" and "The Best Lawyers in America". He is also listed among Michigan’s "Super Lawyers and in "Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business". Mr. Cambridge has been given the highest ranking possible by other attorneys in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory as having preeminent legal ability, integrity and overall professional excellence. Mr. Cambridge is the recipient of the Outstanding Business Lawyer Award given by the State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section. A graduate of The Cooley Law School, Mr. Cambridge received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Central Michigan University.