Darrin Lim, ’04, was the keynote speaker at McGeorge School of Law’s Unity Graduation in May 2022.

Darrin Lim, ’04, is the co-founder and partner of Politicom Law LLP, an innovative and leading political compliance law firm based in Sausalito, California.

Lim supports some of the largest corporations throughout the U.S. to efficiently navigate the patchwork of campaign finance, lobby disclosure, and ethics laws. Lim brings a technology-driven and client centric focus to political compliance, which distinguishes Politicom Law.

Lim is very active with the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws. He has served the organization in virtually every role and was the 2021 recipient of COGEL’s 2021 Outstanding Service Award.

Lim is a passionate supporter of McGeorge School of Law and its students. He is a founding member of the McGeorge Diversity Alumni Board and served as its chair from 2022-2024. Lim was the McGeorge Unity Graduation keynote speaker in 2022. This was a full circle moment as Lim was also the class speaker at his McGeorge graduation in 2004.

Lim began his career as a television news reporter and anchor. He was also the communications director for a California state legislator while attending McGeorge.

Lim and his husband, Jim Wayand, are the proud dads to their children, Matthew and Mika.


Throughout 2024, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law will celebrate members of its vast alumni network in honor of the school’s 100-year anniversary. This post is the first in a series highlighting 100 exceptional McGeorge School of Law alumni.

Stay tuned for more blog posts as we celebrate the law school’s centennial anniversary.