Albert Tan Named Recipient of the Dallas Asian American Bar Association’s 2011 Inspirational Leadership Award


DALLAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Albert Tan has been named the recipient of the 2011 Inspirational Leadership Award given by the Dallas Asian American Bar Association (DAABA).


Mr. Tan, a board member of DAABA and co-chair of the 2009 and 2010 DAABA Fundraising Committee, was recognized for his outstanding contributions to assure and improve DAABA’s presence among the state and local bar associations and within the D/FW community. In addition, he was honored for his leadership roles within DAABA and significant contributions and achievements that have had a demonstrable lasting impact on DAABA and advanced and promoted the values, interests and concerns of Asian American attorneys and Asian American affairs within the local, state and national legal community.


The Inspirational Leadership Award was presented to Mr. Tan at the Fourth Annual DAABA awards event Oct. 20.


At Haynes and Boone, Mr. Tan currently co-chairs the firm’s Global Capital Commitment Subscription Financing Group and serves as a co-chair of the firm’s International Practice Group. Previously, Mr. Tan served as co-chair of Haynes and Boone’s Attorney Development and Diversity Committee. He regularly represents investment and commercial banks in connection with bank financings for private equity funds in the U.S., Europe and Asia. He also counsels U.S. and Chinese corporations on foreign direct investment projects in China and the U.S.


In addition to Mr. Tan’s leadership role within DAABA, he also serves on the Asia Society Texas Advisory Board and as a board director of The Trammell and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum, as well as serving as an executive council member of the International and Asian Pacific Interest Sections of the State Bar of Texas and as a member of the Texas Supreme Court Task Force on International Practice of Law.


Mr. Tan is the past recipient of other leading lawyer awards and recognitions, including “Best Lawyers in Dallas”, “Outstanding Attorney Achievement Award”, “Texas Rising Stars”, “Best Lawyers under 40”, “40 under 40 in Dallas-Fort Worth Business Community”, and “40 under 40 in the State of Texas” given by D Magazine, SMU Dedman School of Law (AALSA), Texas Monthly, Dallas Business Journal, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and Texas Lawyer, respectively.

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