Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; Founder, New Win Digital
Jimmy Nguyen is an intellectual property, digital technology, and entertainment/media lawyer. Currently, he is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, where he has represented major companies in the motion picture, television, music, sports, digital media, consumer products, retail and technology sectors. With data issues taking increased importance, Jimmy also became a Certified Information Privacy Professional/U.S.
After a 21 year legal career, Jimmy is soon leaving the world of corporate law firms. He is launching NEW WIN DIGITAL, a digital advisory practice, and will take on business roles with several digital technology ventures – including: 1) an international business involved in blockchain technologies, and 2) ShooWin, which operates a new online reservation marketplace for real fans to lock-in face value tickets to high-demand sports and entertainment events. Jimmy is also a Senior Advisor to Ariadne Capital, a UK and Malta-based venture capital and advisory firm.
Jimmy has been recognized by Lawdragon as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America (2008) and a “dynamo talent,” as “Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year” (2011) by the Century City Bar Association and with a Founders Award (2009) by the Association of Media Entertainment Counsel. A national speech champion in college, Jimmy is renowned for his presentation skills. Covering diversity and innovation topics, he now speaks frequently, blogs and hosts web series for his site JimmyWin.com and digital outlets such as The Huffington Post.
A strong diversity advocate, Jimmy has been named as a “Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executive Leader” (2015) by Diversity MBA magazine and to the California Minority Counsel Program’s Diversity Hall of Fame (2015). In 2012, the Huffington Post listed him as one of the “Most Influential LGBT Asian Icons.” And in some of his most fun endeavors, Jimmy has served as a preliminary judge for three Miss Universe pageants and Miss USA 2016.
Through everything he does, Jimmy encourages people to succeed in life and business with the philosophy “Why Fit In? Stand Out and Win.”