Professional Experience

James Spratt is Of Counsel in the firm’s Los Angeles office and practices in all courts in California. His primary areas of practice include complex commercial litigation, tort practice in products liability, real property and construction defect.

Mr. Spratt earned his Juris Doctor Certificate from University of La Verne and his Bachelor’s degree in History from University of California, Santa Barbara. While in law school, Mr. Spratt has held numerous legal internships, including Office of Legislative Affairs for the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

In Mr. Spratt’s practice, he has held various partner positions with national law firms and has worked for national insurance companies, as staff counsel. He has worked defending national insurance companies in professional negligence, commercial trucking negligence, premises liability and habitability claims.

Mr. Spratt is active in conservation efforts of Santa Monica Mountains Restoration Trust and enjoys snow skiing and swimming in his spare time. He also enjoys spending time with his family and his German Shepard dog. Mr. Spratt is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Areas of Expertise

  • Bodily Injury Defense
  • Commercial & Homeowner First - Party Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Condominium and Homeowners’ Association Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Litigation
  • Negligent Security
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Property Practice
  • Real Estate Practice
  • Tort Liability
  • Transportation Liability
  • Habitability Liability
  • Mass Environmental Toxic Tort


  • J.D. University of La Verne, 1985
  • B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara, 1981

Bar Admissions

  • California

Office Location

  • Los Angeles, CA

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Santa Monica Mountains Restoration Trust
  • Tree People, Santa Monica Mountains