Michael D. Lee Announced as NAPABA 2010 “Best Lawyers Under 40” Honoree


We are proud to announce that Pamir partner Michael D. Lee is a recipient of the The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association 2010 “Best Lawyers Under 40” Award. The announcement was made during NAPABA's 22nd Annual Convention in Los Angeles, CA this week. NAPABA's official announcement states:

The "Best Lawyers Under 40" Awards are given in recognition of talented individuals in the Asian Pacific American legal community who are under the age of 40 and have achieved prominence and distinction in their respective fields while demonstrating a strong commitment to the community. This year’s Best Lawyers Under 40 honorees have tried and won major cases, handled important deals, received coveted judicial appointments, been entrusted with the responsibility of heading up corporate departments and practice groups – all at a relative early stage of their careers.

The entire Pamir team congratulates Michael and the other winners.


The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors and law students. NAPABA represents the interests of over 40,000 attorneys and approximately 57 local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Its members represent solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal service and non-profit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government. NAPABA continues to be a leader in addressing civil rights issues confronting Asian Pacific American communities. Through its national network of committees and affiliates, NAPABA provides a strong voice for increased diversity of federal and state judiciaries, advocates for equal opportunity in the workplace, works to eliminate hate crimes and anti-immigrant sentiment, and promotes professional development of minorities in the legal profession.

NAPABA’s “Best Lawyers Under 40” Network is comprised of current and past “Best Lawyers Under 40” award recipients. The “Best Lawyers Under 40” Network is an effort to create and reinforce a strong, active network among “Best Lawyers Under 40” class members. Not only is “Best Lawyers Under 40” a prestigious award, it’s an invitation to be part of a broader growth and development effort. The “Best Lawyers Under 40” Network hosts programs and events at NAPABA’s Annual Conventions.