Press Release: Winners of 2014 FACL Awards

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FEDERATION OF ASIAN CANADIAN LAWYERS ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF 2014 FACL AWARDS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 19, 2014
Contact: Chris Hope, VP Communications
christopher.m.hope@gmail.com

TORONTO – The Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (FACL) has selected the recipients of the 2014 FACL Awards. The FACL Awards recognize talented individuals in the Pan-Asian Canadian community who have demonstrated excellence in their field while maintaining a strong commitment to community service.The Awards will be presented on September 27, 2014 at the combined FACL/National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Gala at the Sheraton Centre Hotel in Toronto, to the following recipients:

Edward Hung (posthumous) – Lifetime Achievement
Constance L. Sugiyama* – Lawyer of Distinction
Kenneth Jim – Young Lawyer of the Year
Jason Tam – Social Justice Award
Gary Yee – Daniel Mark Public Sector Award
Ernest Tuckett – Corporate Diversity and Leadership Award

The 2014 honourees continue the FACL legacy of excellence and leadership in both the legal and pan-Asian Canadian communities. This year’s honourees have vast and varied experiences from leading the largest national law firms, trying and winning major cases, representing Fortune 500 companies, and tirelessly advocating to protect the civil rights of under-represented Canadians of all backgrounds. FACL congratulates each of the 2014 winners and looks forward to their ongoing successes!
Detailed conference information available online at: http://facl.ca/facl-gala-2/facl_neregional_2014/.

All media inquiries should be directed to FACL VP Communications Chris Hope (as above).

*2014 Recipient of the Order of Canada

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