Thought Leadership 06.01.19
Source: Pratt's Energy Law Report
It goes without saying that Rob is an excellent transactional lawyer. What set him apart is that he set a tone of civility and professionalism in the negotiation that unfortunately is getting rare.
For 35 years at Pillsbury, Rob James has helped clients achieve their goals on complex energy, construction and infrastructure transactions.
Rob is co-leader of Pillsbury’s Projects team. His practice focuses on:
His work spans sectors including oil and gas production, refining and transportation; chemicals and mining; public transit; universities and health care; and renewable and conventional power generation and power storage and transmission. Rob also counsels on international investment protection, fine art acquisition, and corporate compliance programs.
Clients and transactions for which Rob has served as lead outside counsel include the following:
Owner of geothermal plant on lithium extraction venture.
Counsel to energy services companies on infrastructure development agreements with municipalities and school and college districts.
Counsel to the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) on transit-oriented development (TOD) at numerous BART stations.
Past and Present Honors & Awards
J.D., Yale Law School, 1983
A.B., Stanford University, 1980
State Courts in California and Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California