Feb. 15, 2018 - AALDEF 2018 lunar new year gala

Monday, Oct 30, 2017

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Thanks for supporting the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund at its 2018 Lunar New Year Gala and Justice in Action Awards Celebration on February 15, 2018 at Pier Sixty in New York City!


2018 Justice in Action Award Recipients

Preet Bharara
Former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, New York University School of Law

Linda Greenhouse
Yale Law School Lecturer
New York Times Contributing Op-ed Writer

Chan Lee
General Counsel North America, Sanofi

6:00 PM Reception & Silent Auction
7:00 PM Dinner

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Download the dinner program here.

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Benefit Committee Co-Chairs

Anand Agneshwar, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP * American Express * Jasmine Ball, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP * Candace K. Beinecke, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP * Loren H. Brown, DLA Piper LLP * Juan Cartagena, LatinoJustice PRLDEF * Javade Chaudhri, Jones Day * Kathy Hirata Chin, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP * Ken Chin, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP * Kirby Chin, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP * Margaret Cho * Art Chong, Altaba Inc. * John G. Chou, AmerisourceBergen Corporation * Connie Chung, Television Journalist * A.B. Cruz III, USAA * Ivan K. Fong, 3M Company * Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US LLP * Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP * Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP * Suhana S. Han, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP * Marie Oh Huber, eBay Inc. * David Henry Hwang * Sherrilyn Ifill, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. * Jackson Lewis P.C. *  Jinsoo H. Kim, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP * Richard K. Kim, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz * Harold Hongju Koh, Yale Law School * John W. Kuo, Varian Medical Systems * Mei Lin Kwan-Gett, Citigroup * Douglas Lankler, Pfizer Inc * Brett Lauring & Heidi C. Chen * Elizabeth Leckie, Allen & Overy LLP * Christine I. Lee, Jenner & Block LLP * Diana Lee, Constellation Agency * Parkin Lee, Rockefeller Group * Sandra Leung, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company * Loida Nicolas Lewis * Don H. Liu, Target * Larry H. Lum, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP * Aasif Mandvi * Morrison & Foerster LLP * Minh Van Ngo, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP * Katie A. Niejadlik, Fish & Richardson P.C. * Yoko Ono * Tai H. Park, Park Jensen Bennett LLP * Gimbels Pon & Sandra Leung * Tawfiq S. Rangwala, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP * Harry T. Robins, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP * Ropes & Gray LLP * Sanofi US Services Inc. * Ayaz R. Shaikh, Sidley Austin LLP * Shook Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. * Marva Smalls, Viacom * Brian W. Song, BakerHostetler * Stanley & Joy Ho Charitable Foundation * 
Minji Suh, Edward and Amy Suh Foundation * George Takei * Rachel B. Tiven, Lambda Legal * Larry Tu, CBS Corporation * T.J. Tu, Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP * Urvashi Vaid * Katrina vanden Heuvel, The Nation * Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated * Liza M. Walsh, Walsh Pizzi O'Reilly Falanga LLP * George S. Wang, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP * BD Wong * Dino Wu, WilmerHale * Jennifer H. Wu, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP * Simone Wu, Choice Hotels International, Inc. * Dwight S. Yoo, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP * Andrew J. Yoon, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP * Phil Yu, Angry Asian Man * Fareed Zakaria, CNN

For more information or to purchase tickets, email events@aaldef.org or call 212.966.5932.

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