Media Appearances

Someone You MUST Know: Jimmy Nguyen, Creative Producer of the “it gets better” Tour

Jimmy Profiled by 10,000 Couples Online Magazine

In March, 10,000 Couples’ associate editor Heidi Mann published a profile of Jimmy regarding his role in bringing the “It Gets Better” videos to the stage. Read an excerpt of the article here and read the entire article on the 10,000 Couples web site.

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Article Excerpt:

You’ve all heard of the It Gets Better Project™. But how about the it gets better Tour? The latter is fresh off a successful month of life-changing performances. Tour representatives expressed excitement prior to the multi-city run “that the performances [would] initially be in communities where LGBT youth can be particularly isolated, and where the ‘it gets better’ message is so desperately needed.”

How the Internet Made a Charity Theater Production Come to Life

Jimmy Publishes Article on Dot Complicated

Jimmy authored the following piece for Dot Complicated, the new e-newsletter and web site from Randi Zuckerberg. This article, published in February, focuses on how community engagement helped bring “It Gets Better” to the stage and to audiences around the country.

Jimmy Named to Huffington Post List of “The Most Influential LGBT Asian Icons”

Jimmy was named to a list of 54 “Most Influential LGBT Asian Icons” published by HuffPost Gay Voices on October 29, 2012.  He joined luminaries such as George Takei, Margaret Cho, and Alec Mapa.    The HuffPo piece wrote:
 ”Jimmy Nguyen was born in Vietnam and has become a vocal LGBT rights activist, frequently writing blog posts for The Advocate, where he talks about the intersection of the gay and Asian communities. Nguyen, a lawyer, was named to The Advocate’s “Forty Under 40″ list in 2010.”
  Check out the complete list here.   Image of the Slideshow. Click image to be taken to the Huffington Post article to view this slideshow.

Lawyer Limelight: James Nguyen

By John Ryan Excerpted from article originally published on Lawdragon.com and in the Los Angeles Daily News, April 30, 2009

To call James Nguyen a “dynamo” is an understatement. The Saigon-born partner at the Beverly Hills office of Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon has always possessed a boundless energy. He skipped 7th grade, graduated high school at 16 and finished UCLA in three years. By the time he finished USC law school and passed the bar, Jimmy was just 23 years old.

California Minority Counsel Program Attorney Spotlight

Jimmy Nguyen: Nationally-Recognized Award-Winning Asian-Pacific American Lawyer, Evolving Media Expert, LGBT Activist, Diversity Advocate, and Thought Leader

By David Tsai, Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP

Article originally published in California Minority Counsel Program Newsletter May/June 2010 for Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and LGBT Pride Month

Jimmy Nguyen [was] a partner in the Beverly Hills office of Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon LLP [and now is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.]  His “360 degree”practice encompasses counseling, transactions and litigation of intellectual property, entertainment, new media, technology, advertising & sports matters. A change agent, Jimmy does innovative work in IP and new media, and advances change in organizations to which he devotes time – including the California Minority Counsel Program.

California Minority Counsel Program Newsletter

Jimmy featured in Attorney Spotlight

May/June 2010

 

Jimmy Nguyen: Nationally-Recognized Award-Winning Asian-Pacific American Lawyer, Evolving Media Expert, LGBT Activist, Diversity Advocate, and Thought Leader.

Jimmy Highlighted in Lawyer Limelight

Lawdragon.com and Los Angeles Daily News Jimmy highlighted in Lawyer Limelight

April 30, 2009 – To call James Nguyen a “dynamo” is an understatement.

The Saigon-born partner at the Beverly Hills office of Wildman Harrold Allen & Dixon has always possessed a boundless energy.

He skipped 7th grade, graduated high school at 16 and finished UCLA in three years.

By the time he finished USC law school and passed the bar, Jimmy was just 23 years old.

View Article at www.lawdragon.com