James Glassman is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Areas of Practice 

James focuses his practice on complex business litigation, consumer class action defense, and civil appeals. James represents clients in a wide array of matters in both state and federal court, ranging from multi-million dollar consumer class actions to intricate corporate governance disputes. 

James offers clients specialized expertise at all stages of federal court litigation. He gained invaluable insight into the Ninth Circuit’s decision making process as a judicial extern in law school.  James has written merits briefs, argued before the Ninth Circuit, and helped draft a certiorari petition in the U.S. Supreme Court. James also clerked at the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California after law school, where he gained an intimate understanding of the Court’s inner workings, civil motion procedures, and trial practice.

James is also committed to representing pro bono immigration clients, advocating for individuals at all stages of the asylum process and beyond.



J.D., Southwestern Law School, 2021, public service distinction, summa cum laude 

B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 2014, summa cum laude


  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge Philip S. Gutierrez, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, 2021‑2022
  • Extern to Circuit Judge Kim McLane Wardlaw, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2020


  • California 
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