Asian Attorneys@Weil

AAW promotes the recruitment, retention and professional development of Asian attorneys, including attorneys of East Asian, Pacific Island, South Asian and Southeast Asian descent.

Our People

  • Of the Firm’s Asian attorneys, there are 6 partners, 2 counsel, and 79 associates. Two of the Firm’s Management Committee Members are also members of AAW.
  • In 2015, Weil was ranked twenty-third in “Best Law Firms for Diversity” by Vault.
  • Each affinity group has an appointed senior leader sponsor, who is not a member of that demographic group. The sponsors are charged with understanding key issues the group members’ face and advocating for necessary change. Marcia Goldstein, a partner in the Business Finance & Restructuring Department, is the Management Committee Sponsor for Asian Attorneys@Weil.
  • Partner Akiko Mikumo leads the Firm’s Asia practice and is the managing partner of the Firm’s Hong Kong office.

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Marquee Events

Firmwide Affinity Conference

Client Events

Asian Enterprise Network

Diversity Education

Pipeline & Community

Asian American Bar Association of New York

Diversity Fellowship

Asian Professional Community Sponsorships

Practicing Attorneys for Law Students (PALS)

Pay It Forward

Pro Bono

Election Protection Program

Mi Familia Vota Education Fund

Related Attorneys

Karen N. Ballack

Karen N. Ballack

Partner

Silicon Valley


Charan J. Sandhu

Charan J. Sandhu

Partner

New York


Andrew J. Yoon

Andrew J. Yoon

Partner

New York


David Singh

David R. Singh

Counsel

Silicon Valley


Anish Desai

Anish Desai

Partner

Washington, D.C.


Sachin Kohli

Sachin Kohli

Partner

New York


Faiza N. Rahman

Faiza N Rahman

Partner

New York

Awards & Recognition

Partner Karen Ballack Named a 2015 “Woman of Influence” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

Partner Akiko Mikumo was named a “Leading Lawyer” for Corporate/M&A (International Firms) in Hong Kong and Private Equity: Buyouts (International Firms) in China by Chambers Asia Pacific.

Partner Charan Sandhu was named as one of the “Company and Executive Women Worth Watching” in Diversity Journal 2013.