The placement of senior real estate attorney James Richman with Arnold & Porter in Los Angeles. Richman was formerly partner and chair of the real estate group at Alschular Grossman in Los Angeles. Richman’s practice consists of the purchase and sale of commercial properties; acquisition of land for development of residential subdivisions; shopping centers and office buildings; joint ventures; real estate limited partnerships, secured real estate loans; long-term ground and large commercial space leases; construction and construction management contracts, and owner/architect agreements. Richman represents large corporate and institutional clients, developers, trusts, tax-exempt organizations and private foundations. Richman has been named to the Best Lawyers in America and Southern California Super Lawyers.