Jake Nam Nguyen is an accomplished senior associate at WSHB's Atlanta office, specializing in insurance coverage and complex civil litigation. With a wealth of experience in the legal field, Jake's expertise extends beyond his current role.

Having previously worked at a reputable boutique firm in Gwinnett County, Jake skillfully handled plaintiff personal injury and criminal defense cases. This diverse background has provided him with a unique perspective, enabling him to understand and present compelling arguments for both sides of any legal matter. Before joining WSHB, Jake embarked on his legal career as a prosecutor in Georgia, where he demonstrated exceptional talent in the courtroom. As lead counsel, he successfully tried multiple jury trials involving high-stakes cases, including DUI, armed robbery, kidnapping, and murder. This trial experience pays rich dividends for Jake in the civil cases he handles now at WSHB.

A magna cum laude graduate of Atlanta's John Marshall Law School, Jake's commitment to excellence is evident in his academic achievements. During his time in law school, he served as a line editor for the prestigious law journal. Additionally, Jake holds an undergraduate degree in Criminology and Political Science, with a specialization in Law and Justice.

Beyond his remarkable legal career, Jake actively engages with his community. In recognition of his outstanding contributions, he was honored with the Gwinnett County Young Professionals' 35 under 35 award in 2022. This accolade is bestowed upon a select group of influential local personalities annually.

Jake's cultural diversity is another facet of his remarkable persona. As a native Vietnamese speaker, he values connection and understanding across different cultures. Furthermore, Jake's passion for exploration has taken him on exciting adventures as an avid traveler. He also proudly labels himself a foodie, constantly seeking out new culinary experiences.

With Jake Nam Nguyen's exceptional legal acumen, dedication to community, and vibrant personality, he is an invaluable asset to both his clients and the legal profession as a whole.



  • Atlanta's John Marshall Law School (J.D., 2017, magna cum laude)
    • Law Review, Line Editor
  • North Carolina State University (B.A., 2013)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Georgia



  • Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Asian American Peace Officers of Georgia

Honors & Recognitions

  • Gwinnett Young Professionals 35 Under 35 (2022)

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