James S. Shih, Esq.

Senior Partner

James is one of the original partners of SMS Law Firm and began his legal career in litigation. With 10 years of legal experience, James has an extensive background in investment immigration, international experience, and a results-focused process. He is an expert and provides opinions at events, media, and seminars on multi-national platforms for EB-5 and other investment immigration routes. His focus is on identifying the most optimal path for clients and providing a clear solution to difficult problems according to the letter of the law.

James is fluent in English with conversational Chinese and Spanish. Currently, James is leading investment immigration to the United States and implanting change in the quickly rising “essential goods” industry – cannabis.

In James off-time, you might him running on the beach, surfing, or at the gym practicing muay thai.

Key Practice Areas: Immigration; Business; Investments; Cannabis; Family;