Managing Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP

James Lehman is Managing Partner of the firm, in addition to his practice in business and securities, white-collar investigations, and professional liability. He has also served as outside General Counsel to various private equity portfolio companies. Nelson Mullins’ diversity efforts include a mentoring program for high potential women, a diversity scholarship program for 2Ls, and a partnership with “Lean In,” an organization that offers encouragement and support to women around the world. 

Joined 2014

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2021: Dennis Horn; 2020: Katherine Lawler; 2019: Sally Caver; 2018: Lucie Cohen; 2017: Carmen Harper Thomas; 2016: Sanjay Ghosh; 2015: Amanda S. Kitts

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders Selected:
2021: Jenaé Moxie, Maria Penuela; 2020: Daniela Ferro, Amy Cheng; 2019: Donna Tillis, James Brydie

1L LCLD Scholars Program

Scholars hosted:
2021: Adelarin Yemi-Sofumade, Arslan Valimohamed, Ololade Akintunde, Zachary Hawkins; 2019: Suha Najjar; 2018: Sydney Hamer; 2015: Elliot Bum Jin Loncar

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2016 

Annual Meeting (2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2015)

Member: James Lehman

Diversity Professional: Charles Huddleston

Communications: Jan Easterling