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Firm Profile

Nossaman LLP

Firm Profile


  • Profile
  • 801 Second Avenue
  • Suite 800
  • Seattle
  • Washington
  • USA
  • WA 98104

Firm profile submitted by Nossaman LLP

Managing Partner: E George Joseph

Nossaman LLP is an innovative law firm working on cutting-edge issues across eight US offices. Named to Law360’s inaugural list of ‘California Powerhouses’ and four times to the National Law Journal’s ‘Midsize Hot List,’ the firm’s expertise is focused in distinct areas of law and policy, as well as in specific industries.

With a strong foundation in California, Nossaman has built nationally recognized practices in infrastructure, litigation, healthcare, environment and real estate, public policy, and corporate law.

The firm also has offices in San Francisco, CA; Orange County, CA; Sacramento, CA; San Diego, CA; Washington, DC; Austin, TX; Seattle, WA For additional information, please visit

Nossaman assists corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and joint ventures in all stages of their development, whether as start-ups, growth companies or publicly held entities.
Contact: Ron S Grace
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Eminent Domain & Valuation:
Nossaman represents public agencies and other acquiring entities in the acquisition of right of way and other property. The firm also represents landowners and business owners facing both full and partial takings.
Contact: Bradford B Kuhn
Tel: 949 833 7800 Email: [email protected]

Nossaman provides counseling, advice and litigation services on a broad array of employment related matters, including: harassment, discrimination, wage and hour, trade secrets, wrongful terminations, leave laws, reductions in force/Warn Act, and record retention.
Contact: Veronica M Gray
Tel: 949 833 7800 Email: [email protected]

Environment & Land Use:
Nossaman assists landowners, developers, homebuilders and public agencies to entitle, finance and develop innovative projects. The firm has a national reputation for the successful defense of large infrastructure and land use development projects against environmental challenges.
Contact: Paul S Weiland
Tel: 949 833 7800 Email: [email protected]

Nossaman has served as healthcare law and policy leaders in California for decades. The firm’s clients include hospitals and other delivery systems, managed care organizations, research organizations, surgicenters, and discount plans, as well as practice entities and individual professionals.
Contact: Tom Curtis
Tel: 949 833 7800 Email: [email protected]

Nossaman is internationally recognized for its infrastructure practice, which serves clients from the earliest stages of project and program planning through to procurement, project construction, and beyond. The firm advises on enabling legislation, federal policy and financing issues, procurement methods, and contract negotiations.
Contact: Patrick D Harder
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Insurance Recovery & Counseling:
Nossaman advises policyholders on all aspects of insurance law and has built a strong track record in the trial and appellate courts. The firm has recovered more than one billion dollars in coverage for clients, which include public and private entities.
Contact: Joan M Cotkin
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Intellectual Property & Media:
Nossaman provides a broad range of trademark, copyright, trade secret, right of publicity and patent related legal services.
Thomas Dover
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Nossaman represents public and private sector clients in all stages of litigation, from pleading and summary judgment through trial and appeal. Nossaman’s litigators have strong records of success as both trial and appellate counsel, and as skilled negotiators who know when and how to advise their clients to achieve the best possible solutions.
Contact: David Graeler
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection:
Nossaman advises a diverse client base, including both the private and public sectors, on a full range of privacy, data security and data breach, and consumer protection challenges. The firm assists clients in understanding and complying with the various federal and state laws and industry standards that regulate the collection, use, sharing and protection of personal data.
Contact: James H Vorhis
Tel: 415 398 3600 Email: [email protected]

Public Pensions & Investments:
Nossaman offers a full range of legal services to public retirement systems in California and nationally, including fiduciary, governance, administration, and real estate and alternative investment documentation, as well as represents retirement systems and their boards in litigation on those topics.
Contact: Yuliya A Oryol
Tel: 415 398 3600 Email: [email protected]
Contact: Ashley K Dunning
Tel: 415 398 3600 Email: [email protected]

Public Policy:
Nossaman helps clients promote their interests and achieve successful results at all levels of government. The firm’s success in working with lawmakers, regulators, and the executive branch is the result of the strong relationships the firm maintains, coupled with in-depth, substantive knowledge.
Contact: Timothy W Jenkins
Tel: 202 887 1400 Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
Nossaman represents clients in a variety of real estate transactions – from raw land to fully approved and occupied projects. The firm represents landlords and tenants in the leasing of office, industrial and retail space. It also offers assistance with the formation of limited liability companies, partnerships, and joint ventures created to buy, sell, lease, finance and develop real estate projects.
Contact: Karla N MacCary
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]

Nossaman represents watermasters, water districts, cities, utilities, developers, agricultural growers and processors, design-builders, operators, and local, regional and state agencies on a wide range of environmental, financing, water law and water utility issues, including related litigation.
Contact: Alfred E Smith
Tel: 213 612 7800 Email: [email protected]


  • 777 South Figueroa Street,
  • 34th Floor,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90017-5800
  • Tel +1 213 612 7800
  • Fax +1 213 612 7801
  • Website :