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James P. Mullen

Of Counsel


James specializes in real estate transactions requiring expertise and creativity combined with a practical, results-oriented approach. He has successfully helped clients navigate a wide array of sophisticated office, industrial, and retail leases, purchase and sale transactions, development projects, design and construction agreements, and mortgages and other secured financing transactions.

Prior to joining Shoreline, James spent almost a decade as in-house counsel for two of California’s largest office landlords, Irvine Company and Douglas Emmett, where he directly negotiated and completed thousands of office and retail lease transactions comprising over 20 million square feet of space. Before going in-house, he was an associate attorney in the Southern California real estate practice groups of Garrett DeFrenza Stiepel Ryder and DLA Piper.

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  • University of Notre Dame
    • B.A. (1996)
  • Notre Dame Law School
    • J.D. (1999)