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James Repking


Savills North America

Involvement with the Los Angeles Metro Exposition Line expansion project

Defended several large housing subdivisions

James Repking is the general counsel and executive vice president of Savills North America, where he leads the legal department on all aspects of Savills’ business. This includes mergers and acquisitions, strategic business development pursuits and reviewing contracts and licensing related to brokerage and other business lines. Repking has negotiated complicated global and national master services agreements across multiple real estate sectors.

Prior to joining Savills in 2021 and being appointed as the firm’s general counsel this past summer, Repking had over 20 years of experience within the real estate industry, both as part of in-house legal departments and at law firms. He previously worked for CBRE, Latham & Watkins and Cox, Castle & Nicholson.

Among other career highlights, Repking worked on the Los Angeles Metro Exposition Line expansion project and has defended several large housing subdivisions and other developments.

In addition to his daily practice, Repking is a member of the UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara alumni associations, as well as a member of the Lesbian & Gay Real Estate Group (LGREG). Repking has lectured on real estate development and other topics through the Lorman Educational Service and other providers. Repking previously served as a member of the Los Angeles Land Use Committee of the Urban Land Institute.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring James Repking with Connect CRE’s 2022 New York Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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