Carlos Perez-Albuerne, a partner in
the Intellectual Property Litigation Group at Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP,
was honored today with a 2011 Latino Leadership Award from the Massachusetts
Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) for his outstanding professional
achievements, exceptional dedication to excellence in the legal profession, and
commitment to community service in Boston. Mr. Perez-Albuerne was selected
from among a large pool of highly qualified nominees to be honored as one of
three recipients of this award.
At Choate, Mr. Perez-Albuerne focuses his practice on intellectual property,
information technology, and complex commercial litigation. He is a member
of the firm’s Diversity and Technology Committees. Mr. Perez-Albuerne has
also served as a special assistant district attorney for Suffolk County.
“We are very proud of Carlos and the leadership and dedication he brings to
his practice, the firm, and the greater Boston community,” said William Gelnaw
and John Nadas, co-managing partners of Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP.
“This award is a well deserved acknowledgment of his many outstanding
Mr. Perez-Albuerne currently serves as the deputy regional president for the
New England Region of the Hispanic National Bar Association. He is past
president of the Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys. He
speaks frequently on the issue of diversity in the legal profession, and serves
on the boards of various educational and charitable organizations in the greater
Mr. Perez-Albuerne received his J.D., cum laude, from Georgetown University
Law Center in 1998, and his B.S. from Clarkson University in 1991.
The Massachusetts Association of Hispanic Attorneys (MAHA) promotes service
and excellence in the Hispanic legal community and seeks to provide
opportunities for professional growth to its members. MAHA strives to
enhance the business and professional stature of its members in the legal
community at large, increase the participation of Hispanic leaders in the civic
arena, and elevate the standard of integrity, honor, and courtesy in the legal
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP, one of the nation's leading law firms, is
consistently recognized for excellence by Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA,
The Legal 500, World’s Leading Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Lawyers and
PLC Which Lawyer. The firm also received a top-tier rating for client
service from BTI Consulting Group's survey of Fortune 1000 counsel. Choate
focuses on a strategic core group of areas where we provide superior value
across the U.S. and internationally, including intellectual property, business
& technology, litigation, government enforcement & compliance, finance
& restructuring, private equity, corporate/M&A, insurance/reinsurance,
and wealth management.