Chair Emeritus, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
James Rishwain is a Partner in Pillsbury's real estate practice and former Chair and Managing Partner of the firm's Los Angeles office. He has been recognized as a top real estate lawyer by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and The Legal 500. James is also a member of the Women in Law Empowerment Forum Leadership Council and received the CEO Diversity Leadership Award for his efforts within the firm.
Pillsbury was the first AmLaw 100 firm to be led by a woman, and it continues to promote diversity. The firm has been recognized by American Lawyer, the Women in Law Empowerment Forum, and Work Life Matters for its promotion of women, minority, and LGBT lawyers. Pillsbury was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2019.
Joined LCLD 2014
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2019: Charrise Alexander
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2014
Annual Meeting (2018, 2016)
Member: James Rishwain
Communications: Terri Chytrowski