James L. Swearingen

Fax 310-201-4453


James practices commercial and corporate litigation with a focus on real estate, entertainment and first amendment disputes. 

He has successfully represented clients throughout all phases of litigation in federal and state courts throughout California from initial pleadings through discovery, mediation and arbitration, including appellate matters in state court proceedings.

Before coming to Greenberg Glusker, James worked at a boutique family law office in Santa Rosa, California.  He graduated from the University of Oregon with a major in Psychology and a minor in Business Administration.  He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Davis, where he held board positions on the Moot Court Honors Board and the Business Law Journal. 

Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of California, Davis School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Business Director, UC Davis Business Law Journal
    • Neumiller Co-Chair, Moot Court Honors Board
    • Witkin Award Recipient
  • University of Oregon  (B.A., 2012)
    • Psychology
    • Business Administration (minor)