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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.


What are Pillsbury’s market-leading strengths? Where in the world are our offices? What have we been up to since 1868? If you want the short story about Pillsbury – click here. [pdf]

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:
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North America’s Most Innovative Firms Badge Consistenly identified among North America’s Most Innovative Firms by the Financial Times.
Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies Badge Among Working Mother magazine’s 100 Best Companies for a dozen years and the only law firm to crack the Top 10.
Vault Top Ranked Overall Diversity 2023 Badge Top ranked for Overall Diversity with high marks for women and LGBT lawyers.
Chambers Amlaw 100 Badge Pillsbury leads AmLaw 100 firms with the 10th-highest percentage of Chambers-ranked lawyers

Top-Tier Talent

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. You can get a better sense of our culture by watching our video about diversity at Pillsbury. 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.

  •  Elizabeth Vella Moeller

    Elizabeth Vella Moeller

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

  •  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.