June 10, 2013 // Franchising.com // New Haven - Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce Attorney Fallon DePina Banks was recently selected by Lawyers of Color (LOC) for inclusion in their inaugural Lawyers of Color's Hot List, which recognizes early- to mid-career minority attorneys who stand out in the legal profession.
Fallon is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department and is a member of the Defense, OFAC and Export Compliance Practice Group. Fallon counsels clients on U.S. international trade laws and regulations, including export controls. She has experience conducting internal investigations related to potential export control violations as well as developing, implementing, and auditing implementation of corrective actions to address and prevent export violations.
The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee spent months researching bar publications in order to identify promising candidates. In addition, they accepted nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues. Attorneys were selected based on their noteworthy accomplishments and activity in legal initiatives. Fallon was presented with this honor at a formal ceremony on June 5, 2013 at Sullivan & Cromwell's New York office.
Lawyers of Color, which was originally called On Being A Black Lawyer, has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association, and National Association of Black Journalists. Founded in 2008 as a news and resource center, the company has grown into a social media firm providing research, career development, and brand marketing opportunities to clients. For more information, please visit http://www.obabl.com/.
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