James Shields

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An entrepreneur in strategic conflict management and implementation of resolution plans for creditors and financial intermediaries, James Shields is also the founder and CEO of Corporate Litigation Advisors (CLA), a dispute resolution company. Shields is also the founder and CEO of LenderServ Partners, which provides project management services to financial institutions, as well as a Partner of Shields, Britton & Fraser, P.C.

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Making Litigation Management Work for You

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