The in-house counsel (IHC) application for the NAPABA Connects Program has been extended until Monday, Aug. 12! NAPABA Connects will take place in Austin, TX at the 2019 NAPABA Convention from Nov. 7-10.
NAPABA Connects is an opportunity for law firm Convention sponsors at silver ($10,000) or higher level and solo and small firm ($3,000) level to foster relationships with IHC. All participants are invited to exclusive touch points intended to provide Connects participants with exclusive networking opportunities in an informal social setting during the Convention. Solo and small firm sponsors and gold or higher level sponsors may participate in formal one-on-one meetings to discuss potential work opportunities. All program participants must be registered and attending the NAPABA Convention.
Not a sponsor? Click here to learn more about partnering with NAPABA!
In-House Counsel Application and Participation
NAPABA will offer participating IHC a registration reimbursement in the amount of $720. Only one IHC from each company may receive a registration reimbursement for conducting two one-on-one meetings and attending one touch point. Reimbursements will be disbursed after the Convention as concluded.
Participants must have outside counsel hiring authority and will be invited to participate in the program only if they are selected by law firm participants for one-on-one meetings.
- Friday VIP Sponsor Breakfast | 8-9 am
- Saturday NAPABA Connects Reception | 5-6 pm
CLICK HERE TO APPLY
AABANY is proud to announce that as of July 2019, Kenneth Chin, Partner at Kramer Levin and AABANY member, has been elected to be a member of The American Law Institute (ALI). ALI is an academic and intellectual group that clarifies the law through Restatements, Principles, and Model Codes. The Institute’s mission is “to promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its better adaptation to social needs, to secure the better administration of justice, and to encourage and carry on scholarly and scientific legal work.”
Congratulations to Kenneth Chin on this impressive accomplishment.
To read the full press release, please see the following link: https://www.ali.org/news/articles/ali-elects-62-new-members/
To view Kenneth’s full member profile on the ALI website, please see the following link:
SheLovesTech, partnered with SupChina, houses the world’s largest pitch competition for early-stage female-led/female-related tech startups. Thousands of eligible startups from around the world have applied at 20+ local rounds internationally.
SheLovesTech 2019 Global Pitch Competition — New York Semi-Final Round
2:30 – 3:30: Check-in, Networking & Guest Speakers
3:30 – 5:30: Pitch Competition
5:30 – 6:00: Workshop with SheLovesTech Leadership Coach
6:00 – 7:30: Winner Announcement & Networking
Listen to semi-finalists pitch in front of our curated judge panel and an audience interested in female entrepreneurship or female-related businesses, network with investors and entrepreneurs who believe in the power of female entrepreneurs, and participate in our workshop on unconscious gender biases.
Visit shelovestech.org for more information.
About She Loves Tech: Founded in 2015, SheLovesTech is a nonprofit and a global platform committed to building an ecosystem for technology, entrepreneurship and innovation that creates opportunities for women. The organization houses the world’s largest tech startup competition focused on women-led or women-related businesses.
By special arrangement with our friends at Supchina, we are able to offer AABANY members a code for free tickets to the event. If you are interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get the code.
The deadline to submit an application for the NAPABA Prospective Partners Program (PPP) is two weeks from today! PPP aims to increase the number of Asian Pacific American partners at major law firms through introduction, mentorship, and relationship building. Between 2010 and 2018, 72 percent of PPP participants have been promoted to partner or moved to senior in-house positions—84 percent of them within two years of participation!
Click here to read our success report.
In anticipation of the program’s tenth year, the PPP is inviting candidate applications and nominations for participation in the PPP sessions taking place at the 2019 NAPABA Convention in Austin, TX from Nov. 7-10. The application will close on Aug. 15, 2019.
Learn More and Apply Here
In this issue…
President Daniel Sakaguchi provides his summer message on the legacy of Fred Korematsu, the inspiration behind “infinite hope, but not for us,” and the spirit of NAPABA,
Attorneys from around the country gather to participate in NAPABA’s Lobby Day 2019,
Our committees and networks connect with each other and host events, ensuring AAPI voices are heard,
Our affiliates nationwide are honoring those whose legacies have made their marks and fostering new members who will go on to make their own legacies…
Congress may go on recess during the summer, but NAPABA stays active all year. Read about what we’ve been up to in the summer issue of Sidebar.
To read the NAPABA Sidebar, go to: https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.napaba.org/resource/resmgr/sidebar/summer_2019_sidebar__1_.pdf