DENVER - April 11, 2014 - Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP partner Andrea Wang begins her term as president of the Colorado chapter of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) today. Organized in 1990, APABA of Colorado provides mutual support for Asian American attorneys, judges, law students, and the general Asian community in Colorado. Nationally, the network of state and local Asian Pacific American bar associations provides a strong voice for increased diversity of the federal and state judiciaries, advocates for equal opportunity in the workplace, and promotes the professional development of people of color in the legal profession.
"In addition to being an excellent lawyer, Andrea is an outstanding leader in the community," said Chris Richardson, DGS managing partner. "We know that she will be an invaluable asset to the mission of APABA Colorado."
Ms. Wang is an experienced litigator who counsels clients at the pretrial, trial, and appellate levels. She specializes in energy and mining litigation as well as general complex commercial, real estate, media and first amendment, and tax litigation. Ms. Wang also has experience in representing clients in connection with issues arising from federal land use.
Ms. Wang has served as Associate General Counsel of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. She is also on the Colorado Supreme Court Hearing Board, which assists Presiding Disciplinary Judge, William Lucero, with attorney disciplinary hearings and trials. Ms. Wang has tutored underprivileged elementary school students and provided pro bono legal assistance to torture survivors seeking asylum in the U.S. Ms. Wang is the former chair of the firm's Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee and has served on the Executive Committee.