APABA-DC Transitions Panel

Blank Rome's Washington, D.C., Office

Blank Rome’s Attorneys of Color Affinity Group, a Firm-wide diversity and inclusion initiative, will host APABA-DC’s (Asian Pacific American Bar Association-DC) Transitions Panel on Wednesday, March 8, at Blank Rome’s Washington, D.C., office, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The event will include a light reception, panel discussion, and Q&A session.

Blank Rome Associates Ji Young Park and Victoria Ortega, who were both recently appointed as vice-chairs of the affinity group’s D.C. team, will host the meeting on behalf of the Firm with assistance from Morgan Fraser Mouchette, a co-chair of the affinity group’s New York team.

Blank Rome Partner Sophia Lee will join the APABA-DC panel, along with other attorneys who have successfully made the shift from one sector to another in the legal industry, and will provide insight and advice to attendees who are looking for a new job or considering the next stage in their legal careers. In addition to Ms. Lee, the panelists will include:

  • Edward "Teddy" Kang – Partner, Alston & Bird
  • Janet Kim  –  Federal Trade Commission
  • Minsuk Han – Associate, Kellogg Huber Hansen

This event is jointly presented by APABA-DC's Practicing Attorneys Resource Committee, Partners & Senior Counsel Committee, and Government Attorneys Forum. APABA-DC is the oldest and largest association of Asian Pacific American attorneys in the Washington, D.C., area. APABA-DC has over 400 members and is committed to supporting the professional growth and advancement of its members, cultivating an understanding of the issues facing the Asian Pacific American legal community and the Asian Pacific American community-at-large as well as promoting the involvement of its members in the greater community. To learn more about APABA-DC, please visit

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