The 4th Annual BBA Beacon Award
may still be more than two months away, but eleven Massachusetts firms and
businesses have already helped the BBA raise $29,000 to support a more diverse
and inclusive legal profession in Boston. Click
here to learn more about how to support the event
taking place on November 14th at The Park Plaza Hotel.
This year, the
2013 Beacon Award will be presented to Paul Lee, a Corporate and Securities
Partner at Goodwin Procter, for his over 30 years of leadership in the
Asian-American Community of Boston. Lee is the founding President of the Asian
American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts (AALAM) and his work has helped
boost the supply of affordable housing in Boston’s Chinatown.
The Beacon Award for Diversity
& Inclusion was established in 2010 to recognize organizations and
individuals who have had an exceptional impact in advancing diversity and
inclusion in the areas of legal scholarship, recruitment and retention
practices, pro bono representation community services and legal advocacy.