October 16, 2017
Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association (CAPABA) 2017 Diversity Award
Finn Dixon & Herling LLP was recognized and presented with the CAPABA Diversity Award at CAPABA’s 17th Annual Dinner, which was held on October 5, 2017 at the Inn at Longshore in Westport, Connecticut. CAPABA is the only association focused towards all Asian Pacific American attorneys in Connecticut.
The CAPABA Diversity Award recognizes a person, organization or firm that has demonstrated its support for CAPABA’s mission through its commitment to diversity in the legal profession. Finn Dixon & Herling LLP is extremely proud to have been a longtime supporter of CAPABA and to have been selected for this honor.
Justin J. Shigemi, a Partner in Finn Dixon & Herling LLP’s Investment Management group, and William M. Tong, Of Counsel in Finn Dixon & Herling LLP’s Litigation group, accepted the CAPABA Diversity Award on behalf of the firm. Mr. Shigemi is also Chair of the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and a board member of Lawyers for Collaborative Diversity. In addition to his practice at the firm, Mr. Tong is a State Representative and represents the 147th District (Stamford/Darien) in the Connecticut General Assembly. In that role, Representative Tong is Co-Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Co-Chairman of the Commission on Economic Competitiveness, and a member of the Environment Committee. Mr. Shigemi and Mr. Tong are active members and supporters of CAPABA.
Additional information about CAPABA and CAPABA’s 17th Annual Dinner is available at http://capaba.org/ and http://capaba.org/congratulations-judge-hunchu-kwak-finn-dixon-herling-llp/.