AABANY congratulates Board member Jung Choi and all the 2017 NAPABA Best Under 40 Award recipients. The honorees were recognized at the 2017 NAPABA National Convention at a reception on Thursday evening, Nov. 2, and their awards were presented during the gala on Saturday night, Nov. 4. Here is the full list of this year’s Best Under 40 honorees:

  • Reena R. Bajowala | Jenner & Block LLP
  • Kelly Chen | Munck Wilson Mandala LLP
  • Betty Chen | Fish & Richadson PC
  • Jung Choi | Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
  • Nicole Ong Colyer | Arizona Department of Administration
  • Dale Ho | American Civil Liberties Union
  • Dong Joo Lee | United States Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps
  • Sylvia Kim | Asian Americans Advancing Justice — Orange County
  • Suhi Koizumi | Minami Tamaki LLP
  • John Solano Laney | Stoel Rivers LLP
  • Rita Lin | U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of California
  • David Mesa | Sedgwick LLP
  • Vilaska Nguyen | Office of the San Francisco Public Defender
  • Vineet Shahani | Nest Labs Inc.
  • Amandeep S. Sidhu | McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  • Christine Mari Palma Start | Solano County (CA) Alternate Public Defender’s Office
  • Jennifer H. Wu | Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Tony Yu | DSG Wealth & Trust Law

Please join us in congratulating Jung and all the Best Under 40 honorees for their legacy of excellence and leadership in the legal profession and in the APA community. (Photos courtesy of Jung Choi.)