A multi-office Womble Bond Dickinson team represented the firm at the 2022 NAPABA Convention, which took place Nov. 3-6 in Las Vegas. The NAPABA Convention is the largest annual gathering of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. More than 2,500 attendees took part in this year’s convention.
The WBD delegation included team members from the firm’s new San Francisco office, as well as Houston, Raleigh, Silicon Valley and Winston-Salem, including: Azie Aziz, Tony Chen, Tara Cho, Jamie Chou, Mike Choy, Jason Chu, Kevin Lyn, Karthika Perumal, Gemma Saluta, Chad Tian, Quinlan Tom, Christine Xiao, Joann Waters and Frank Xue.
The group also had a dinner with clients and Immediate Past NAPABA President and retired U.S. Navy Admiral A.B. Cruz. WBD Partner Kevin Lyn, a recent NAPABA Board Member, offered some remarks at the dinner.
In addition, several team members had the chance to participate in the NAPABA Connects program, in which law firm attorneys meet one-on-one with in-house counsel for pitch sessions.
Special thanks go to the WBD Asian Pacific American Network (APAN) for its investment in NAPABA. APAN is the firm’s affinity group for Asian and Pacific American team members and allies, Co-Chaired by WBD Partners Tara Cho and Sid Shenoy. Anyone interested in learning more about APAN can contact Tara or Sid.