James Gilbert
James Gilbert

James Gilbert is a partner at Wolf, Rifkin, Shapiro, Schulman & Rabkin, LLP. He has extensive experience in state and federal courts, and has represented clients at both the trial court and appellate level. With over thirty years of legal experience, he has brought hundreds of cases to a successful conclusion at trial, arbitration, pre-trial motions, settlement or appeal.

Mr. Gilbert maintains an “AV” Preeminent peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating for professional excellence and ethical standards. He has been voted a “Super Lawyer” from 2014 to 2023, a peer review rating reserved for the top five percent of lawyers in each state.

Real Estate Litigation

  • Partnerships/LLC
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Purchase and sale of commercial real estate
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Construction defects
  • Land Use/CEQA
  • Boundary disputes
  • Letters of Credit

Commercial Litigation

  • Breach of contract
  • Fraud
  • Trade secrets

Provisional Remedies

  • Writs of attachment
  • Temporary restraining and injunctive orders

Creditor’s rights

  • Judicial executions
  • Trusteeships
  • Juris Doctor (1990), Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California
  • B.A. Political Science/Business Administration (1987), UCLA, Los Angeles, California
  • Member of the State Bar of California
  • California Super Lawyers (2014-2023)
  • Martindale-Hubbell “AV” Preeminent Rating

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