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James Rishwain

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - Los Angeles

  • 725 South Figueroa Street
  • Suite 2800
  • Los Angeles, California, USA
  • CA 90017-5406


Mr Rishwain is Pillsbury's Firm Chair and CEO, and former leader of the firm wide Real Estate Practice, and has extensive transactional experience with emphasis in sophisticated real estate matters including acquisitions, development, finance, capital markets, REITs for high value projects of all types throughout the world. His many honors include the 2005 California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year Award. He has published several market leading articles and serves the community in many ways.


JD, Pepperdine, 1984, cum laude, Moot Court Honor Board, note comment editor Pepperdine Law Review; BA, UCLA, 1981, honors.