BOSTON – Feb. 8, 2023 – Chinh H. Pham, co-chair of the Venture Capital & Emerging Technology Practice and of the Boston Intellectual Property (IP) & Technology Practice of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, was named to Get Konnected!’s list of Boston’s 50 Most Influential Asian-American Pacific Islanders (AAPI). Pham is also president of the Boston Bar Association.
“I am honored to be recognized alongside this esteemed group of Asian American leaders,” Pham said. “I want to thank Get Konnected! for highlighting the resilience and strength of the Asian community, as this list serves as a strong reminder of the positive contributions Asian-American Pacific Islanders are making to Boston. I’m excited to see what’s next for the future of the AAPI community, as well as be a part of it.”
Get Konnected! says this inaugural list highlights AAPI leaders who are contributing to the economic, civic, cultural and social fabric of Boston and the Commonwealth. Pham and fellow honorees were celebrated at Get Konnected!’s 15th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration on Jan. 31 at the Boston Foundation. The event also featured Get Konnected!’s AAPI Legends, Leaders, Pioneers and Emerging AAPI Leaders Under 40 honorees.
At Greenberg Traurig, Pham focuses his practice on the strategic creation, implementation, and protection of intellectual property rights for technology and life science clients, ranging from venture-backed companies to multinational corporations. He works with his clients to leverage their key innovations for strategic commercial and business opportunities. Pham was recognized as a “Technology Law Trailblazer” by National Law Journal, a “Top Emerging Tech Lawyer” by TechCrunch, a leading IP Strategist by IAM Strategy 300, and among the “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business” by the Asian American Business Development Center. Pham also is a member of the board of trustees of the Museum of Science, Boston, and a past president of the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys. In addition, Pham serves as a company mentor at Harvard iLab, Northwestern University’s The Garage, MassChallenge, MassDiGi, Northeastern University’s IDEA, Columbia University, and Boston University.
Founded in 2008 as a diversity, equity and inclusion social impact venture, Get Konnected! is a nationally recognized model for inclusive business networking and connection. It brings together business and civic leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals from all cultures across industries and sectors. Its mission is to create cross-cultural business and social connections, cultivate professional development, facilitate business and career opportunities, and make Boston more inclusive.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office: Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to more than 80 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate, emerging technology, energy, environmental, financial services, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, real estate, and tax. An important contributor to the firm’s international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of helping clients in complex legal matters and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm’s vast network of global resources.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 44 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 250. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy as a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: www.gtlaw.com.