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Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey (“LHDK&W”) is pleased to announce that the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF” ) has admitted the firm as a member. NAMWOLF’s law firm membership is comprised of over 100 AV-rated minority and women owned law firms who represent major corporate clients. The organization assists its law firm members in developing strategic alliances, coalitions, and affiliations with Fortune 500 companies, public entities, in-house counsel, and other legal trade associations. LHDK&W is now one of a handful of NAMWOLF member firms based in Southern California.

“Given NAMWOLF’s detailed vetting process for law firms, we are honored and excited to be a member,” said Soo A. Hong, a partner in LHDK&W’s Los Angeles office. “We are fully committed to contributing to NAMWOLF’s core goal of increasing the diversity of outside counsel in the corporate community, particularly through the retention of minority and women owned firms. We are looking forward to our participation in NAMWOLF’s upcoming October conference in Atlanta.”

LHDK&W is certified as an MBE with the Southern California Minority Business Development Council (“SCMBDC”), as well as the California Public Utilities Commission under its Utility Supplier Diversity Program. 

Established in 1991, LHDK&W is now one of the largest Asian-American owned law firms in the United States with 40 professionals and offices in Los Angeles, Orange County and Georgia. For over 20 years, LHDK&W has provided quality legal counsel to international conglomerates, including members of the Global 500. LHDK&W is a full service firm, providing legal services for our clients in broad range of practice areas, including but not limited to, banking & financial services, intellectual property, products liability, business and corporate, commercial litigation, labor and employment, and real estate.

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