James J. Mittermiller

James J. Mittermiller: Attorney with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP


James J. Mittermiller is Of Counsel in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's San Diego office.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Mittermiller has a broad-based business litigation practice, which includes intellectual property, unfair competition, financial institution litigation, lender liability, corporate and partnership disputes, and antitrust.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Mittermiller joined the Los Angeles office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton. He is one of the founding members of the firm's San Diego office.


•San Diego Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2017
•Who's Who in American Law
•Who's Who in America
•Who's Who in the World


Mr. Mittermiller has defended dozens of class actions, and has obtained favorable resolutions through denial of class certification, settlement, and victory through summary judgment motion and trial.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Communications
  • Financial Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619.338.6525  Phone
619.234.3815  Fax
University Attended:
Claremont McKenna College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1975
Law School Attended:
University of California, Berkeley, J.D., Associate Editor of the Industrial Relations Law Journal, 1978
Year of First admission:
1978, California


•Board of Governors, Association of Business Trial Lawyers

•Subcommittee Co-Chair, Corporate Counsel Committee of the ABA Litigation Section

•Executive Committee, Prejudgment Remedies Section of the L.A. County Bar Association

•Barrister, American Inns of Court

•Board of Directors (Past President), Legal Aid Society of San Diego

•Board of Directors, La Jolla YMCA

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