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Crowell & Moring Partner Emily Kuwahara Named Among The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2018 Best Lawyers Under 40

Los Angeles – September 5, 2018: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Emily T. Kuwahara, a Los Angeles-based partner in the firm’s Litigation Group, is one of 19 lawyers recognized among the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) 2018 Best Lawyers Under 40. The award recognizes talented individuals within the Asian Pacific American (APA) community under the age of 40 who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields and who have demonstrated a strong commitment to Asian Pacific American civic or community affairs. The award will be presented during the 2018 NAPABA Convention in Chicago.

Kuwahara’s legal practice focuses on broad-based litigation, including breach of contract actions, business torts, consumer class actions, unfair competition law, and other complex business disputes at both the trial and appellate court levels. She has also represented clients in criminal antitrust matters and grand jury investigations, particularly in Japan.

Kuwahara currently serves as secretary of the Japanese American Bar Association and is on the governing board of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Los Angeles County.

The bar association’s press release can be viewed here.

The NAPABA is the national association of Asian Pacific American lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students, representing the interests of more than 50,000 lawyers and more than 80 national, state, and local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Its members include solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal services and nonprofit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government. For more information, please visit

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About Crowell & Moring’s Litigation Group

Crowell & Moring’s Litigation Group is known for handling high-stakes, bet-the-company litigation. The group’s litigators handle numerous types of disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, business tort, class action, and financial services litigation. With a powerful group of trial lawyers located across the United States and Europe, we handle litigation across a variety of industries, including health care, technology, hotels and hospitality, financial services, transportation (auto, railroad, and airlines), telecommunications, and chemical manufacturing, among others.

About Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with more than 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, D.C., New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, London, and Brussels.


An Pham
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