May Nachum is an associate attorney in WSHB's Riverside office handling construction defect, contract disputes, premise liability, and personal injury litigation.

Her legal journey began at the William S. Richardson School of Law in Hawaii, where she earned her Juris Doctor degree and a certificate in Environmental Law. During her time at law school, May had the unique opportunity to extern for the Honorable Justice Michael Wilson of the Hawaii Supreme Court. This experience provided her with invaluable insights into the judicial process and the complexities of the legal system. She also served as a Torts Teaching Assistant, where she showcased her legal skills and dedication to fostering a deeper understanding of legal concepts. In addition, May had the privilege of working as a Research Assistant, which allowed her to delve into legal scholarship and gain a nuanced understanding of legal research methodologies.

Before starting her legal journey, May earned a bachelor's degree in Animal Behavior. This unique academic background underscores her holistic approach to legal matters related to the environment, where she integrates both scientific and legal perspectives. Fluent in English and Hebrew, May possesses the linguistic proficiency necessary to engage globally with diverse clients, colleagues, and stakeholders.



  • Judicial Extern for the Honorable Justice Michael Wilson of the Hawaii Supreme Court


  • William S. Richardson School of Law (J.D., 2021)
    • Environmental Law Certificate
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa (B.A., 2018)

Licensed to Practice in

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

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