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May 12, 2022: Chicago APA Lawyers Summit/How to Find Success in Chicago

RSVP to the Chicago APA Lawyers Summit: How to Find Success in Chicago. The event program will include engaging discussions with panels of senior partners and in-house attorneys entitled “Secrets to making partner from those that just made it” and “How to pitch and win business – what really works and what doesn’t.” The panels will be followed with a fireside chat moderated by Sandra Yamate about how Asians can be leaders in the law, featuring Alan Tse, Chief Legal Officer at Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, and Paul Choi, Partner and Co-leader of Sidley Austin’s mergers and acquisitions practice. The event will conclude with a networking reception.


  • 2:00—2:30 p.m.: Check in

  • 2:30—3:30 p.m.: Secrets to making partner from those that just made it

  • 3:30—4:30 p.m.: How to pitch and win business—what really works and what doesn’t

  • 4:30—4:45 p.m.: Break

  • 4:45—5:45 p.m.: Fireside chat with Alan Tse and Paul Choi, moderated by Sandra Yamate, on how to lead as Asians in law

  • 6:00 p.m.: Reception immediately to follow (sponsored by McDermott Will & Emery)

Date: Thursday, May 12, 2022 (2-6 PM)

Location: McDermott Will & Emery,

Panelists include: Alan Tse (Jones Lang Lasalle, Inc.), Linda Lu (TransUnion, MCAA), Rudy Figueroa (Mitsui Rail Capital LLC), Sandra Yamate (Institution for Inclusion in the Legal Professional), Paul Choi (Sidley Austin), Michael Chu (McDermott Will & Emery), Jason DeJonker (Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner), Yankun Guo (Ice Miller LLP), and Gilbert Villaflor (Perkins Coie).

Please visit this link to RSVP. Please direct any questions to

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