On Wednesday, June 27, AABANY’s In-House Counsel and Corporate Law Committees held the 5th Annual Winetasting and Networking Reception at the Aicon Gallery in downtown Manhattan.  We had 120 attendees including in-house attorneys from 46 companies or organizations.  We were delighted that the following GCs were able to attend:

  • Vernon G. Chu, BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
  • Pearl Hou, Sen Yu International Holdings, Inc.
  • Charles Kwak, GE Capital Real Estate – Global Investment Management
  • Carol Lee, Taconic Capital Advisors LP
  • Parkin Lee, The Rockefeller Group
  • Bobby Liu, MD Sass Investors Services, Inc.
  • Don Liu, Xerox Corporation
  • Sonia Low, Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.
  • Joseph Yi, Lam Group

We thank Gail Inaba,Managing Director and Associate General Counsel in the Legal Department of J.P. Morgan, for addressing the attendees at the event.  Gail is currently the Global Group Practice head for the securities financing and prime brokerage business in the Investment Bank.

Thanks to our sponsors for making this 5th Annual Winetasting and Networking Reception possible and thanks to everyone who attended.  Congratulations to the In-House Counsel Committee and Corporate Counsel Committee on a successful event.

To learn more about the In-House Counsel Committee, contact the co-chairs Duane Morikawa and Vincent Hull at [email protected]  To learn more about the Corporate Law Committee, contact the co-chairs John Rogers and Stephen Kim at [email protected].

KALCA Law Panel

Monday, July 9th
7 – 8 p.m.
Location will be emailed to the attendees.

Because most seats are reserved for KALCA students, seating is very limited and only the first 10 RSVPs will be honored. 
Please RSVP to [email protected].

KALCA Law Panelists
Joon Hong, Esq. – Partner, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

Jean Lee, Esq. – Vice President & Assistant General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Liza Sohn, Esq. – Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York, Special Federal Litigation Division

Jimmy Yan, Esq. – General Counsel, Office of Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer

Michael Yim, Esq. – Partner, Lee Anav Chung LLP

Judy Kim, Esq. – Associate Counsel, New York Liquidation Bureau, Bureau & Estates Litigation Division

The panel discussion topics will include the panelists’ reasons for choosing the legal field, day-to-day tasks and activities, likes/challenges of the job, and advice on how to succeed and network in the field.