James C. Fox is a Shareholder of Ruberto, Israel & Weiner, P.C., a member of the firm's Executive Committee, and Chair of the Firm's Banking, Finance and Lending Department and Corporate Restructuring & Distressed Assets Group. He represents business and lending institutions focusing on secured transactions, commercial real estate, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations and liquidations, loan workouts, mortgage foreclosures, and business litigation.

Mr. Fox has lectured for the National Business Institute, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the Boston Bar Association, the Massachusetts Banker's Association, and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.


  • Commission Chair, Dedham Westwood Water District
  • Director, New England Certified Development Corporation
  • Director, Turnaround Management Association Northeast  
  • Past President, Boston University School of Law Executive Committee
  • Past President, Turnaround Management Association Northeast
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Boston Bar Association


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer 2012-2021


B.A. Emory University, Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society, 1983

J.D. Boston University School of Law, 1986

Bar & Court Admission

  • All Massachusetts Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Representative Matters

  • Secured party sale Brigham’s Ice Cream
  • Representation of DIP lender Betsey Johnson LLC bankruptcy District of New York
  • Representation of secured lender for exit financing connection with Autobacs Strauss – District DE