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Chamberlain Hrdlicka Adds Corporate, Securities and Finance Attorney to Philadelphia Office

February 15, 2024

James T. Asali joins Philadelphia Office

Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce the addition of James T. Asali to its Philadelphia office. Asali joins as senior counsel in the Corporate, Securities & Finance practice group, serving as general or special legal advisor to public and privately-held companies, as well as partnerships, strategic alliances and joint ventures. He will also join the Real Estate practice, alongside a group of seasoned attorneys with strong backgrounds in residential, commercial and industrial real estate matters.

Asali focuses his practice on corporate and transactional law. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, secured transactions, company formations, joint ventures, commercial contracts, employment contracts, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, public finance and real estate. His work also focuses on environmental sustainability and product stewardship laws.

Prior to joining Chamberlain Hrdlicka, James Asali was a legal and policy consultant to Ranpak Corp. and its parent company, One Madison Group LLC. He previously served as senior vice president and general counsel of GMH Associates, Inc. and its affiliates, where he handled legal and compliance matters for the Philadelphia-based real estate investment, development and management company. Asali began his career working in private practice in the Philadelphia area, primarily focusing on corporate law and business transactions. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

In addition to his work as an attorney, Asali is the President and CEO of Pack Green Coalition, a nonprofit organization that educates and advocates for replacing unnecessary plastic in packaging supply chains with sustainable alternatives. Asali earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School.