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:
AABANY congratulates Carol Lee, Advisory Committee member, on being honored with the American Law Institute’s Distinguished Service Award at their 96th Annual Meeting on May 22, 2019. The American Law Institute was founded in 1923 and is the leading independent organization in the United States producing scholarly work to clarify, modernize, and otherwise improve the law. The American Law Institute’s Distinguished Service Award is given to a member who has played a major role in Institute over many years.
Carol Lee is Special Counsel at Taconic Capital Advisors, an SEC-registered investment advisor based in New York City that manages private investment funds with total assets under management of approximately $6.7 billion. She has clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and for Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court.
Ms. Lee was elected to the American Law Institute in February 2008 and was elected to the Council in May 2012. She is also a member of the Projects Committee and previously served on the Investment Committee.
Ms. Lee was presented the award by Raymond J. Lohier Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to honor the significant contributions she made to the American Law Institute over the years. To see photos from the awards presentation go to https://www.ali.org/news/articles/carol-f-lee-receives-alis-distinguished-service-award/.
Please join AABANY in congratulating Carol Lee on receiving this well-deserved honor.