Diversity Action Matters in the Business Law World

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In the diversity movement for the legal profession, just as in life, actions speak louder than words. So even though diversity and inclusion remains a hot topic in the business world, including for lawyers, it’s continually important to spark more – and more innovative – action. That’s the goal of…

A Vietnamese Refugee’s Thanksgiving Hope for Syria

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This Thanksgiving, I followed my annual rituals as I visited my family in Cerritos, California. I picked up something for dessert, helped my mom in the kitchen, and listened to my dad’s stories. But this year, I was especially thankful that my family gets to celebrate an American holiday such…

Risk v. Reward: Finding the Right Balance for Digital Innovation

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As a lawyer in the digital business world, I see every day that technology innovates far faster than the law can keep pace. Companies of all shapes and sizes – from startups to corporate giants, from new disruptors to old guard institutions, from local shops to global conglomerates – want to…

Why Fit In? Stand Out and WIN in Business

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Twenty years ago, I graduated law school and entered the corporate legal world as an associate at a major law firm. Like many young professionals, I thought that career success required me to fit some mold of what my employer and industry wants. In my young mind, the legal world…