FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 22, 2021
Tracey L. Mancini
Marketing Communications Manager
Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark Moderates Panel Discussion on Building Anti-Racist Institutions
New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark led a panel discussion October 18 on creating and strengthening anti-racist institutions. Presented by the Philippine Consulate General of New York (PCGNY), the Filipino American Lawyers of New York (FALA NY), the Filipino American Legal Defense and Education Fund (FALDEF), the Rutgers University School of Law and the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law, the event was titled “Building Anti-Racist Institutions: Free Speech, Inclusion and the Rule of Law.”
Held in recognition of Filipino American History Month, the panel featured Rose Cuison-Villazor, Esq., Interim Dean, Professor of Law and Chancellor’s Social Justice Scholar at Rutgers Law School, and Eduardo Capulong, Interim Dean and Professor of Law at the City University of New York School of Law, who are currently the only known Filipino American law school deans in the United States.
As a founder, former Vice President and Board Member of FALA NY, Ms. Clark played an important role in spearheading the organization of the panel discussion alongside the event’s other presenting partners. She is the leader of the Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams at Phillips Lytle LLP. Her practice is focused on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy, and complex commercial litigation. She also has extensive experience in handling white collar criminal matters and investigations. Ms. Clark has earned ANSI-accredited credentials from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), including Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E); Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US); and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM).