BOSTON – Sept. 1, 2021 – Chinh H. Pham, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig, LLP's Venture Capital & Emerging Technology Practice and co-chair of the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) Practice in Boston, has been elected president and now serves as president-elect of the Boston Bar Association (BBA). BBA officers and council members work to set BBA policy, make major financial decisions, and provide crucial oversight on behalf of the members. Pham will begin his role as president-elect on Sept. 1, 2021.
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 was named to the “Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business" list by the Asian American Business Development Center.
Pham is an active member of the BBA and the Boston business and legal communities. He previously served as BBA treasurer (2019-2020), BBA executive committee member (2016-2018), secretary (2017-2018), and council member (2014-2017). He also served on the BBA Nomination Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, as chair of the Joint Finance Committee, and as chair of the BBA Life Sciences Industry Group. Pham is also 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 an attorney-in-residence at Harvard Innovation Lab, and as a company mentor at Northwestern University’s The Garage, MassChallenge, MassDiGi (Digital Games Institute), Northeastern University’s IDEA, and Columbia University.
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