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Press Releases 2019

NEW YORK - Feb. 25, 2019 - On Wednesday, February 27, 2019, the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) will be hosting its Annual Dinner to celebrate our 30th anniversary at Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street, in New York City. The Annual Dinner is one of the signature events of the Asian Pacific American legal community and we are expecting to draw over 700 attorneys, judges, supporters and other business and community leaders. The theme for the 2019 Annual Dinner is “United in Action and Vision: Towards 2020 Together.” Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK - Feb. 21, 2019 - The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) is proud to announce that Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP (“Davis Polk”) has been selected to receive the 2019 AABANY Law Firm Diversity Award. Davis Polk will receive the award at AABANY’s Annual Dinner on February 27, 2019, at Cipriani Wall Street, 55 Wall Street, in New York City. Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK – February 11, 2019 – The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) congratulates James S. Lin on his recent promotion from Supreme Court Deputy for the Green Trial Zone to the position of Bureau Chief of the Green Zone in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. We believe James is the second Asian Pacific American to serve as Bureau Chief at a major trial bureau in a prosecutors’ office in New York City. Click here to read the full press release.

NEW YORK, January 25, 2019 - New York City will celebrate its 2nd annual Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, hosted by the New York County Lawyers Association (NYCLA) at 14 Vesey Street from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. This event marks Korematsu’s 100th birthday. The Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution is already officially recognized in four states and was first officially celebrated in New York City in 2018. Spearheaded by the Asian Practice Committee of NYCLA, the Asian American Bar Association of New York joins the New York Day of Remembrance Committee and numerous community groups to organize this historic event. Click here to read the full press release.