Jimmy Nguyen is a prominent entertainment and new media lawyer, equal rights and diversity advocate, and media commentator at www.JimmyWin.com. Currently, Jimmy is a partner in the law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, where he handles a range of entertainment, new media, intellectual property, advertising and technology matters. He is a prominent thought leader for issues involving the Internet, social media, and other new media technologies. Jimmy’s clients have included such leading companies as BBC Worldwide Americas; CBS Films; the Hot Topic retail chain; Kia Motors America; the LEGO Group; and Sony Computer Entertainment America. With a life history of excelling early, Jimmy graduated college at age 19 and law school at age 22. At only age 36, he was named by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America. In 2010, the Advocate magazine named Jimmy to its “Forty under 40” list of leading LGBT persons in America.
Outside his legal practice, Jimmy uses his life journey as an immigrant to the United States, an Asian American, and an openly gay man to be a strong advocate for equal rights and diversity. He serves on the Board of Directors for Equality California and the California Minority Counsel Program. To support performance arts, he co-founded the American Readers Theater Association and does pro bono legal work for the Ma-Yi Theater Company in New York City. Jimmy is also a gifted public speaker and dynamic media commentator. Since being a national speech champion in college, Jimmy believes in helping others speak up in their lives, in their communities and in the world. At his web site www.JimmyWin.com and for other media outlets, Jimmy comments on issues in law, politics, culture and media where people can find their voices. His hope is that everyone learns to SHINE. SPEAK. WIN.