Managing Partner, Paul Hastings LLP

Before becoming managing partner in 1999, Greg Nitzkowski worked in the firm’s real estate department, focusing on complex commercial transactions. As Managing Partner, he has led the global firm to recognition as the third most innovative firm in the U.S. Greg is also a member of UCLA Law School Advisory Board.

Paul Hastings has been ranked a No. 1 LGBT employer, a top five company for ethnic minority partners, and in the top 20 for overall diversity. One of the firm’s most recent diversity initiatives was a partnership with The Williams Institute at the UCLA law school and the National Women’s Center to oppose California’s ban on gay marriage. Paul Hastings also has 23 attorney networks that promote an inclusive culture. 

Joined LCLD 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2015)
Fellows nominated: 
2021: Ashley Mays-Williams; 2020: Jason Fiebig; 2019: Russell Franklin; 2018: Jane Yoon; 2017: Trevor Katende; 2016: Jill Yung; 2015: David Makso; 2014: Daniel Prince

Pathfinders Program
Pathfinders nominated:
2020: Breanne PalmerSean Mitchell;

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2017

Annual Meeting (2018, 2016)


Member: Greg Nitzkowski

Diversity Professionals: Karlie Ilaria