Pamela Duffy
Pamela Duffy
Pamela Duffy
Partner, Coblentz P​atch Duffy & Bass LLP

Cal State LA
B.A., Political Science (1970)

  • Duffy is a partner at Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP. She is one of the first women to become a name partner at a major San Francisco law firm; her practice focuses on commercial real estate, land use and development, with expertise in large public and private partnerships.
  • Duffy is lead counsel to the $1 billion LA Clippers' arena in Inglewood and has acted as lead counsel on projects that include the San Francisco 49ers' Levi's Stadium, the San Francisco Giants' Oracle Park, the 300-acre San Francisco Mission Bay development and the $2.5 billion Sutter Health/California Pacific Medical Center.
  • Duffy serves on the Board of Directors of the National Advisory Council of the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley and is a member of the Advisory Board of the College of Natural & Social Sciences at Cal State LA. She has served on many nonprofit boards, including public television station KQED and world-renowned science museum, the Exploratorium. She is an elected member of the Pacific Council on International Policy and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers and is a frequent lecturer at major universities throughout the country.
  • As one of the most recognized land use attorneys in California, her many accolades include Chambers USA National Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers San Francisco Lawyer of the Year, Daily Journal Top 12 Land-Use and Top 30 Real Estate Lawyers, San Francisco Business Times Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence (Hall of Fame), California Real Estate Journal Dealmaker of the Year, California Lawyer California Attorney of the Year (CLAY) and San Francisco Chronicle Top 25 Lawyers in the SF Bay Area. She is also a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
  • Duffy graduated with honors from Cal State LA and earned her law degree (cum laude) from Loyola University, Los Angeles. She was recognized as a Cal State LA Distinguished Alumna for the College of Natural and Social Sciences in 2017 and as one of Loyola Law School's “50 Inspirational Alumni" in 2014.

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