Press Release: Asian American Bar Association of New York to Hold Annual Dinner on Feb. 22, 2017 at Cipriani Wall Street

February 21, 2017

Contact: Yang Chen, Executive Director
(212) 332-2478

NEW YORK- On Wednesday, February 22, 2012, the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) will be hosting its Annual Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street. The Annual Dinner has consistently featured a wide-range of guests, including prominent judges, elected officials and dignitaries, and attorneys from law firms, prosecutors’ offices, and government agencies.

This year, AABANY will be honoring:

Lee Cheng, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Gibson Brands, who will be receiving the Corporate Leadership Award;

Eric Schneiderman, Attorney General for the State of New York, who will be receiving the Public Service Leadership Award;

The Honorable Marilyn Go, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York, who will be receiving the Impact Leadership Award; and

White & Case LLP for the 2017 Law Firm Diversity Award.

AABANY will also presenting scholarships to this year’s class of Don Liu Scholars.

For more information about AABANY or this event, please contact Yang Chen, AABANY Executive Director, at (212) 332-2478, or direct any inquiries to

The Asian American Bar Association of New York is a professional membership organization of attorneys concerned with issues affecting the Asian Pacific American community. Incorporated in 1989, AABANY seeks not only to encourage the professional growth of its members but also to advocate for the Asian Pacific American community as a whole. AABANY is the New York regional affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

Additional information about AABANY is available at

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