November 13, 2023

Anna Mercado Clark Begins Term as President of NAPABA

Anna Mercado Clark speaking on stage
Featuring: Anna Mercado Clark

Phillips Lytle partner inducted as NAPABA president during 35th Annual NAPABA Convention

New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, FIP, has been elected president of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA), the nation’s largest Asian Pacific American membership organization representing the interest of 60,000 attorneys, judges, law professors and law students.

NAPABA serves as the national voice for the Asian Pacific American legal profession, promoting justice, equity and opportunity for Asian Pacific Americans and fostering professional development, legal scholarship, advocacy and community involvement.

Ms. Clark serves on Phillips Lytle’s Governing Committee, Diversity Steering Committee, and has recently been named the firm’s first Chief Information and Security Officer. In addition to these leadership roles, she is also leader of Phillips Lytle’s Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Team and e-Discovery Practice Team, and co-leader of the firm’s Technology Industry Team. She is an American Bar Foundation Fellow, previously served as the Development Director of the Asian American Bar Association of New York, and was a co-founder of the Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York (FALA New York). Among other awards, Ms. Clark was named to the Power of Diversity: Asian 100 list by City & State in 2022 and 2023.

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