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Crowell & Moring Partner Van Nguyen Named Among The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s 2016 Best Lawyers Under 40

Irvine, Calif. – October 11, 2016: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that Van-Dzung Vu Nguyen, an Orange County-based partner in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Group, is one of 18 honorees among the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) 2016 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 APA civic or community affairs. The award will be presented at the NAPABA’s Annual Meeting on November 3 in San Diego.

“Van is a talented and top-notch litigator who remains dedicated to advancing the legal profession for women and minorities, particularly Asian Americans,” said Angela B. Styles, Crowell & Moring’s chair. “We are grateful for Van’s outstanding client service and for her ongoing service to this organization and to the larger legal community. This is a well-deserved honor.”

Nguyen is the immediate past president of the Orange County Asian American Bar Association (OCAABA), which was recently named as the NAPABA’s 2016 Affiliate of the Year. She has also served as OCAABA’s president-elect, treasurer, and secretary. She was elected and has served on the board of directors of the organization since 2009.

Nguyen’s legal practice focuses on commercial litigation. She has represented clients in matters involving complex business, healthcare, antitrust, insurance coverage, and products liability.. She represents clients as both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts as well as in arbitrations. In 2009, Nguyen represented a client in an antitrust price-fixing case that obtained a multi-million dollar award in an arbitration, which was selected for The Daily Journal's Top Plaintiffs' Verdicts: Top Arbitration Award List.

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. NAPABA represents the interests of almost 50,000 lawyers and approximately 75 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

Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with approximately 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, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.


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