Jules L. Kabat

Los Angeles Office




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  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (JD, 1974)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (BA, 1971)

Jules L. Kabat is a founding partner of Russ August & Kabat.

Mr. Kabat acts as lead trial and appellate counsel for clients in complex business, real property, intellectual property and related matters, in courts and ADR proceedings in and beyond California. He also represents clients in like real property and business transactional matters. His litigation and trial experience informs the effective structuring and drafting of transactions and documentation to protect clients, and his “deal maker” transactional experience informs the strategy and conduct of litigation, trial and appeal to identify and protect important business issues.

Mr. Kabat’s litigation, trial and transactional experience in the real property industry involves office, commercial, retail, shopping center, industrial, residential, mixed-use and hospitality; acquisition, development, redevelopment, construction, leasing and sale; financing and refinancing; restructuring and receiverships; ownership, joint venture, and operations.

Mr. Kabat is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the USC Gould School of Law.

From 2009 to 2016, Mr. Kabat was recognized as a Super Lawyer by the publishers of Los Angeles Magazine. In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Mr. Kabat was recognized as a Southern California Top 100 Super Lawyer.