Pillsbury Careers | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

At Pillsbury, brains and talent are a given. What sets us apart is our chemistry—that appealing combination of teamwork, drive and mutual respect that’s hard to define, but easy to recognize. It’s built into our culture. It’s often noted by our clients. And if you’re a person who thrives on collaboration, Pillsbury is where you want to be.


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A Client-Focused Firm

We set a high bar for client service and regularly ask clients how we can do better. Our responsiveness has placed us among the Top 25 Most Recommended Law Firms Among GCs for five years running in BTI’s benchmark survey of corporate counsel. We listen to our clients, and this is what they say about us:


The Financial Times has identified Pillsbury as one of North America's Most Innovative Law Firms in 2014, 2015 and 2016.   
Pillsbury is one of the only law firms to have appeared on Working Mother magazine's list of 100 Best Companies every year since 2006, including as a Top 10 company.
Pillsbury is ranked #16 among Best Law Firms to Work For, based on associates' high marks for culture, transparency and associate/partner relations.
Chambers Women in Law 2017 Law Firm of the Year for furthering women's career progression.

Top-Tier Work

Our work brings us in daily contact with some of the world’s great companies, and we tackle leading legal issues of our time. If you want to work with talented professionals on challenging assignments, and if you excel at sharing ideas and synthesizing sophisticated solutions from differing points of view, you will fit right in. Video
Meet Our People
  •  Adam Weaver

    Adam Weaver

    Adam Weaver is based in Houston, but his Real Estate practice is nationwide.

  •  Aimee P. Ghosh

    Aimee P. Ghosh

    As a member of the Public Policy and Crisis Management teams, Aimee has helped clients respond to Congressional investigations on high-profile legislative issues, sometimes under the tightest of deadlines.

  •  Kimberly Higgins

    Kimberly Higgins

    Kim’s career path is not typical for most attorneys, and that’s been a boon to her labor and employment practice.

  •  Elizabeth Moeller

    Elizabeth Moeller

    Since joining Pillsbury in 2006, Elizabeth has stepped up to lead the firmwide Public Policy practice.

  •  Deryck Palmer

    Deryck Palmer

    Deryck was already an internationally known business transformation strategist when he decided to join Pillsbury.

  •  Fusae Nara

    Fusae Nara

    The strength of Pillsbury's international business is virtually personified by Fusae.

  •  Elina Teplinsky

    Elina Teplinsky

    When planning a vacation to Latin America, Elina saw an opportunity to mix business with pleasure.

  •  Carolyn Toto

    Carolyn Toto

    ​Before becoming a lawyer, Carolyn was a research associate in the UCLA Nuclear Medicine Clinic, putting her bachelor's degree in microbiology and molecular genetics to use in the study of Alzheimer's disease.

  •  Christian Salaman

    Christian Salaman

    In his work representing startup and emerging growth companies, Christian offers a lot more than legal services.

  •  Jim  Lovelace

    Jim Lovelace

    After beginning his career as a litigator, Jim Lovelace shifted gears to work in legal career development.