Congratulations to Hon. Denny Chin, Recipient of the Hon. George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award

Congratulations to Hon. Denny Chin, the recipient of the Hon. George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award, to be presented by the New York State Bar Association’s Commercial and Federal Litigation Section on April 1, 2015 at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts during the “Smooth Moves 2015: Career Strategies for Attorneys of Color” event. Hon. George Bundy Smith was the first recipient of the award in 2007, and since then, the award has gone to an individual who demonstrates a commitment to excellence and a pioneering effort towards bettering the practice of law. Please join us in congratulating Judge Chin.

For more information on the “Smooth Moves 2015” event, click here.

Have you ever wanted to be a museum docent? Now’s your chance!

  • Do you have a passion for the rich history and culture of Chinese Americans and the community?
  • Are you well versed in the immigrant history of Chinese in America, perhaps your own family or that of a friend with experiences you can share?
  • Have you taught Asian American studies or Immigration history?

We are looking for enthusiastic, imaginative, and knowledgeable members and friends of AABANY to volunteer for 2 hour shifts on March 28 or April 4 as unofficial exhibit docents at the New York Historical Society.

If you are interested, please complete a brief questionnaire at the following link: 


Check out the latest photos from photographer Karen Zhou of our 2015 Annual Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street on February 25, 2015! Once again, it was a pleasure charting new frontiers with you. 

To read David Lat’s recap of our night to remember, click here.

To see the previous photo slideshow courtesy of Yang Chen, click here.


Jenny R. Yang
Chair, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
AABANY Women’s Leadership Award

An-Ping Hsieh
Vice President, General Counsel, Hubbell Incorporated
AABANY Corporate Counsel Leadership Award

Preet Bharara
United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York
AABANY Public Service Leadership Award

These photos are also available on our Facebook page, so feel free to tag yourself and others!