Thought Leadership 07.01.17
Source: Getting the Deal Through
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 34 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 transmission. Rob also counsels on international investment protection, fine art acquisition, and corporate compliance programs.
Rob manages legal aspects of design and construction of complex health care facilities in California, including acute care adult and children’s hospitals and extensive provider network facilities. Projects under way in excess of $3 billion.
Rob guides divestitures, acquisitions and joint ventures in the upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas sectors, including international JVs for distribution of fuels and lubricants and refining, transportation and marketing assets.
Rob advises on development and construction of solar, wind, geothermal and conventional power generation, electricity transmission, and energy efficiency projects throughout the United States.
Rob's transactional practice covers 34 years at Pillsbury. Clients and transactions for which he has served as lead outside counsel include the following:
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