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Morgan Lewis Partner to Receive Bar Association’s Highest Honor

August 30, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC, August 30, 2017: Morgan Lewis partner Willard Tom has been named a 2017 Daniel K. Inouye Trailblazer by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA).

Recipients of the trailblazer awards—the organization's highest honor—are chosen for their vision, courage, and tenacity, as well as their substantial and lasting contributions to the Asian-Pacific American (APA) legal profession and the broader APA community.

With more than 35 years of public and private sector antitrust experience, Mr. Tom, a former General Counsel of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), represents clients before federal and state agencies and in the courts in mergers and acquisitions, cartel investigations and litigation, intellectual property (IP) matters, monopolization, and other antitrust matters.

The five honorees will be recognized at an awards ceremony and reception on November 3 during the 29th annual NAPABA convention in Washington, DC.