December 2, 2019
Pictured left to right: Benjamin Hsing, Alen Chen, Kerri Sakaue, Caroline Keen, Anthony Le, Rakesh Gopalan, Cindy Lu, Sylvia Kim.
McGuireWoods was a platinum sponsor for the 2019 National Asian Pacific Bar Association Convention, held Nov. 7-10 in Austin.
McGuireWoods also was the named sponsor of the event’s community service project and farewell breakfast. Charlotte associate Caroline Keen gave remarks prior to the community service session, in which attorneys prepared care packages for Asian Family Support Services of Austin.
Other McGuireWoods lawyers attending the NAPABA convention included Chicago associates Alan Chen and Cindy Lu; Charlotte partners Rakesh Gopalan, chair of the firm’s Asian Pacific Lawyers Network, and Naho Kobayashi; Tysons partner Rick Holzheimer; New York partner Benjamin Hsing; San Francisco partner Sylvia Kim and associate Anthony Le; and Los Angeles – Century City associate Kerri H. Sakaue.
The firm also sponsors the McGuireWoods/NAPABA Law Foundation (NLF) Internship Program, which supports students interested in the legal profession and helps them develop a commitment to advocacy on behalf of the Asian Pacific American community. The program provides undergraduate and law school students with meaningful internship experiences at the Washington, D.C., offices of NAPABA and NLF.