Summary

An attorney with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard and Smith LLP Attorneys, John Poulos  and his associates assist clients in a variety of industries, including technology, energy, natural resources, financial services, real estate, and construction.

Mr. Poulos earned his B.A. in Economics at Claremont Mckenna College in California, subsequently pursuing law studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He gained early professional experience as a law clerk with the Alaska Supreme Court, serving under Justices Alexander Bryner, Edmund Burke, and Robert Eastaugh.  John Poulos joined Pillsbury in 1991, taking on a role as Partner with the firm’s litigation practice group. With significant appellate experience, he has developed a reputation over the years as a competent and capable state and federal court trial attorney. In addition to litigation work, Mr. Poulos is experienced in guiding complex environmental, construction, and real estate disputes through binding arbitration procedures and alternative dispute resolution processes, including mediation and early neutral evaluation.  John Poulos’s experience in construction disputes extends to private and public projects, where he has represented contractors, subcontractors, owners, lenders, and suppliers of materials. He provides counsel in public procurement disputes and bid protest matters, and has handled both sides of False Claims Act claims. John Poulos’s achievements with Pillsbury earned him distinction as a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2005, 2011, and 2012.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Present

Attorney

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard and Smith LLP Attorneys
Nov 1997 - Apr 2014

Partner

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Education

Education
Jan 1991

JD

University of California Berkeley
Jan 1987

BA

Claremont Mckenna College