Schedule of Events:

9:30 a.m. – Registration

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Panel 1: Sight Unseen: Asian American Legal Struggles – CLE approved
Glenn D. Magpantay – Executive Director of National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Anita Wu – Interim Supervising Attorney at Legal Services NYC
William Xu – Brooklyn Defender Services

11:10 a.m.-12:10 p.m. – Panel 2: Asian American Leadership, In and Out of the Firm – CLE approved
Concepcion Montoya – Partner at Hinshaw and Culbertson, LLP
Julius Towers- In House Attorney
David Lat – Founder and Managing Editor of Above the Law
June Dipchand – Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom;
Joon Kim – Deputy U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York

12:20-1:30 p.m. – Lunch Talk: “Foreign” Americans: How Asian Americans Fit into the American Dialogue on Race – CLE approved
William Wang- Assistant Attorney General in the Charities Bureau of the Office of the New York State Attorney General
Rose Villazor – Professor of Law and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hall Research Scholar at the University of       California at Davis School of Law
Rex Chen – Mentor Attorney at Safe Passage Project

1:40-2:40 p.m. – Panel 3: Microaggressions and Discrimination in the Workplace
Richard Young – Partner at Young & Ma LLP
Ji Hye You – Partner at Schulte, Roth & Zabel
Thomas Y. Yee – Partner at Knobbe Martens

2:50-3:50 p.m. – Workshop: The “It Factor”: How Impressions Make a Difference- CLE approved
Steve Chung – Senior Vice President, NBCUniversal, AABANY Board Member
Lawrence Wee – Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP; AABANY Board Member

4:30-5:30 – Professional Mixer*
*Participants must be 21+ to attend the cocktail reception!
Cocktail networking reception to be followed by an after-party at Arts & Crafts Beer Parlor.

The Asian American Bar Association of New York is certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider. The CLE programs in this conference have been approved in accordance with the requirements of the CLE Board for the credits indicated. Financial aid is available for eligible CLE participants; please write to for an application.