We invite you to attend our APABA-PA 2014 Annual Banquet

 (Registration is now Closed)


in Support of the 


The Judge William M. Marutani Fellowship


Friday, October 24, 2014, at 6pm

University City Sheraton, 3549 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA


Emceed by: Denise Nakano, NBC10 anchor 


Keynote Speaker:


Sandra Leung, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Bristol-Myers Squibb

 With an introduction from:

 John Chou, Executive VP, General Counsel of AmerisourceBergen Corporation


Our 2014 Marutani Fellows will be recognized at the Banquet:

 Kimberly Bennett, University of Pittsburgh School of Law





Thanks To Our Sponsors:



John Chou and Teresa Wallace 



DLA Piper

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP



Ahmad, Zaffarese & Smyler

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney 


Fox Rothschild

Lamb McErlane


Pepper Hamilton

Stradley Ronon



Ballard Spahr

Cozen O’Connor

Drexel Law School


Obermayer Rebman

Pennsylvania Association for Justice and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association

Schnader Harrison
Welsh & Recker, P.C.


Table sponsors

Archer & Greiner

Artemis Real Estate Partners

Drinker Biddle & Reath

Philadelphia Bar Association

Tucker Law Group

Volpe & Koenig


Other Sponsors

Absolute Computer Solutions


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The Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Pennsylvania ("APABA-PA"), formerly the Asian American Bar Association of the Delaware Valley, is a non-profit organization founded in 1984 to serve a wide network of Asian Pacific American attorneys admitted or practicing in Pennsylvania, Northern Delaware and Southern New Jersey. The APABA-PA is dedicated to the advancement of its members and the Asian American community. The APABA-PA also educates its members about issues critical to Asian Pacific Americans and advances the interests of Asian Pacific American attorneys as well as the interests of the local Asian American community.


The APABA-PA is an affiliate of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association ("NAPABA"). Members of APABA-PA are also members of NAPABA. NAPABA is the national association of Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, providing a national network for its members and affiliates. NAPABA monitors legislative developments and judicial appointments, promotes APA political leadership, advocates for equal opportunity in education and the workplace, works to eliminate violence against APAs, and builds coalitions within the legal profession and the community at large.



APABA-PA Membership Benefits


  • Opportunities and contacts for professional and personal networking.
  • Weekly announcements of upcoming events.
  • Subscription to the APABA-PA newsletter.
  • Access to new job postings.
  •  Discounts to APABA-PA events including the annual Lunar Banquet, APABA-PA-sponsored CLEs and the NAPABA convention.
  •  Participation in APABA-PA committee activities.  APABA-PA committees include:  Annual Banquet Committee, Marutani Fellowship Committee, Statewide Outreach Committee, CLE Committee, Law Student Outreach Committee, Media and Communications Committee, Social Networking Committee, Summer Picnic Committee, Community Outreach Committee and Policy Committee.
  • Opportunities to serve the Asian Pacific American community.
  • Automatic membership in NAPABA, a value of between $50 and $500 based on NAPABA’s tiered membership structure.
  • NAPABA membership benefits including discounts to NAPABA events, membership to NAPABA professional development forums and participation in NAPABA committee activities.
  • The knowledge and satisfaction that your membership helps to sustain APABA-PA’s vital programs and its efforts in advocating for the Asian Pacific American community and in fostering the professional development of Asian Pacific American lawyers, law students, judges and professors.


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