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AABANY Co-sponsors: "Foreign" Americans: Asian America and Race
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AABANY Co-sponsors: "Foreign" Americans: Asian America and Race

2/11/2017

When: February 11, 2017
Where: Columbia Law School
435 West 116th Street
New York, New York  10027
United States

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Columbia Law School’s Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA) is proud to present:

“Foreign” Americans: Asian America and Race

Panelists that will help us in this exploration include Glenn D. Magpanta, the Executive Director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance; Anita Wu, Interim Supervising Attorney at Legal Services NYC; David Lat, founder and managing editor of Above the Law; Richard Young, partner at Partner at Young & Ma LLP; June Dipchand, partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; and Joon Kim, deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

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9:30 a.m. – Registration

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Panel 1: Sight Unseen: Asian American Legal Struggles – CLE approved
Glenn D. Magpantay – Executive Director of National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Anita Wu – Interim Supervising Attorney at Legal Services NYC
William Xu – Brooklyn Defender Services

11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. – Panel 2: Asian American Leadership, In and Out of the Firm – CLE approved
Concepcion Montoya – Partner at Hinshaw and Culbertson, LLP
Julius Towers- In House Attorney
David Lat – Founder and Managing Editor of Above the Law
June Dipchand – Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom;
Joon Kim – Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York

12:20-1:30 p.m. – Lunch Talk: “Foreign” Americans: How Asian Americans Fit into the American Dialogue on Race – CLE approved
William Wang- Assistant Attorney General in the Charities Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General
Rose Villazor – Professor of Law and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall Research Scholar at the University of       California at Davis School of Law
Rex Chen – Mentor Attorney at Safe Passage Project

1:40-2:40 p.m. – Panel 3: Microaggressions and Discrimination in the Workplace
Richard Young – Partner at Young & Ma LLP
Ji Hye You – Partner at Schulte, Roth & Zabel
Thomas Y. Yee – Partner at Knobbe Martens

2:50-3:50 p.m. – Workshop: The “It Factor”: How Impressions Make a Difference- CLE approved
Steve Chung – Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal, AABANY Board Member
Lawrence Wee – Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP; AABANY Board Member

4:30-5:30 – Professional Mixer*
*Participants must be 21+ to attend the cocktail reception!
Cocktail networking reception to be followed by an after-party at Arts & Crafts Beer Parlor.

 
 
 

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