Haynes and Boone's Albert C. Tan Named One of NAPABA's "Best Lawyers Under 40"


Eric Backs
Senior Public Relations Specialist
Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.

DALLAS, TEXAS – Haynes and Boone, LLP, an international, full-service law firm, announced that attorney Albert C. Tan was named to the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) 2003 “Best Lawyers Under 40” list.

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association ( www.napaba.org ) is the United States' only national association of Asian Pacific American (APA) attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, providing a national network for its members and affiliates. NAPABA represents over 40,000 attorneys in 45 local APA bar associations.  The NAPABA “Best Lawyers Under 40” award recognizes the most talented up-and-coming individuals within the Asian Pacific American legal community who have achieved prominence and distinction in their field, as well as demonstrating strong commitment to civic or community affairs.   Mr. Tan is the only attorney in Texas to receive this national award.

Mr. Tan’s practice focuses on finance and cross-border transactions with a primary emphasis on representation of financial institutions in the United States and corporations in transactions in Asia.  His experience includes negotiating and documenting secured and unsecured credit facilities, joint ventures, foreign direct investments and project development transactions in China, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Thailand, and the United States.  Mr. Tan has practiced in Hong Kong, where he served on secondment from Haynes and Boone, as Chief Counsel for Greater China of a major petroleum company based in Asia that is a wholly-owned subsidiary of ChevronTexaco.

Mr. Tan also has been recognized as a top lawyer under 40 by Texas Lawyer in 2001, and by ‘D’ Magazine and the Dallas Business Journal in 2002.  Mr. Tan is a Dallas Bar Foundation Fellow, and is the Co-Chair of the Minority Participation Committee of the Dallas Bar Association and the Cross-Border Investment Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association.

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is an international law firm with eight offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C. and Mexico City providing a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  AmLaw Tech Magazine Scoreboard ranked Haynes and Boone first in law firm technology in 2001. The firm has been recognized as one of the 25 “Best U.S. Law Firms at Which to Work” (Of Counsel, 2000), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2003) and recipient of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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