Jim Koshland

Jim Koshland has been a partner at DLA Piper US LLP law firm since 1983, focusing on corporate law matters with extensive experience handling formations of companies and venture capital financings as well as merger and acquisition transactions. He currently sits on the Boards of the American Jewish World Service (where he currently serves as Treasurer), Education Outside, Jewish Senior Living Group, Jewish Vocational Services of San Francisco (where he currently serves as President), Opportunity Fund (where he currently serves as Treasurer), Reboot and San Francisco Jewish Community Federation (having served as President from 2008 to 2011) and is a Trustee of the UC Berkeley Foundation.


Jim got his BA in History from Haverford in 1973 and received his JD from Stanford University in 1978. Jim is married to Dr. Catherine P. Koshland, Professor of Environmental Health Science and Energy & Resources at UC Berkeley who currently is Vice Chancellor of Undergraduate Education.