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Dale Minami Public Interest Fellowship Honors Quyen Ta for “Fostering Legal Diversity, Leading by Example”


The Annual Dale Minami Public Interest Fellowship Dinner honors alumni and leaders such as Keker & Van Nest Partner Quyen Ta, who have made significant contributions to the Asian Pacific American legal community.

Ms. Ta, who received the alumni award in 2013, holds numerous leadership positions in minority bar and non-profit organizations such as the Asian Law Caucus, Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. In 2012, the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) chose Ms. Ta for its Award of Merit in recognition of her work as BASF’s Equality Committee Co-Chair. Ms. Ta also served as a BASF board member and a Minority Bar Coalition Representative. She previously contributed to BASF’s new attorney division, and served as a Diversity Director and board member of its Barristers Club. In addition to working with diversity organizations and committees, she also serves on the California State Bar Committee on Federal Courts.

As a Keker & Van Nest partner, Ms. Ta litigates intellectual property, securities, and other complex business disputes. She has tried numerous criminal and civil cases in state and federal courts. She has represented individual and institutional clients in various industries, including financial services, semiconductor, pharmaceutical, internet, and communications.