John M. Whisman Jr.


Real Estate Transactions

John Whisman is an associate in the real estate department at Berliner Cohen. His practice primarily focuses on a variety of commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, development and finance.

Previously, John was a real estate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati.  Prior to that time, he was an underwriting counsel at First American Title where he resolved complex title, survey and mechanic’s lien issues.  

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of California


  • State Bar of California, Member, Real Estate Section
  • NAIOP Silicon Valley Chapter, Member


  • Golden Gate University School of Law, J.D., 2012, Law Review
  • San Francisco State University, B.A., magna cum laude, Economics and minor in Finance, 2009