2017 Corporate Counsel Conference
2017 HNBA “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award
The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is proud to announce the exceptional attorneys who have been selected to receive the prestigious “HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40” Award.
“We are incredibly proud to honor forty of our best Latino and Latina lawyers and community leaders from across the nation,” said Pedro J. Torres-Díaz, HNBA National President and Principal at Jackson Lewis, P.C. “This year the HNBA received the largest number of nominations in history, surpassing even last year’s record. The number of both nominees and honorees is just another example of the depth and strength of our community in the areas of law and leadership.
“I want to thank the HNBA Awards Committee for their diligent work during the selection process. Clearly, there is no lack of highly qualified Latino and Latina attorneys for positions of leadership, both in private practice or in public service. We congratulate and encourage these leaders to continue their trailblazing path to personal and professional success, while serving their communities as an example to follow.”
After a rigorous review process and an unprecedented number of nominations, the Awards Committee selected forty highly qualified winners from across the country, the highest number of honorees in the history of the organization, from the highest number of nominations ever submitted. The “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award honors accomplished lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession.
The awards will be presented during the 2017 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference in Miami, FL on Friday, March 31, 2017.
To view full listing of the 2017 HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40 Award recipients, please click here.
The HNBA’s “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award celebrates and highlights the accomplishments and contributions of HNBA members who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession. The Award honors lawyers who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the legal profession. HNBA Members from all segments of the profession (including private practice, government, public interest, academia, and corporate legal departments) are eligible for the Award. The Awards will be presented during the 8th Annual Corporate Counsel Conference in Miami, FL from March 30-April 01, 2017. The deadline for submission of nominations has been extended until Friday, January 13, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST.
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