CLEVELAND (December 9, 2015) – Edward Chyun, an attorney in the Cleveland office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, was recently appointed co-chair of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA)’s Labor & Employment Committee.
“Littler is a long-time sponsor of the Annual NAPABA Convention, and Eddie’s important leadership role maintains the firm’s commitment to diversity, community and professional involvement,” said Cleveland Office Managing Shareholder Bradley Sherman. “We applaud Eddie for his continued dedication to the Asian American legal community and fully support his ongoing contributions to NAPABA and to our firm.”
Chyun has been involved in various bar associations throughout his 12 years of practicing law, currently serving as a founding member and treasurer for the Asian American Bar Association of Ohio. Committed to helping Asian Americans advance in the competitive legal industry and to providing non-English speakers with access to the courtroom, he was also recently appointed to serve on the Ohio Supreme Court’s Language Services Committee. For six straight years, from 2009-2015, Chyun has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine.
About the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) is the national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. NAPABA represents the interests of approximately 50,000 attorneys and approximately 75 national, state, and local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Its members include solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal services and non-profit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government.
NAPABA continues to be a leader in addressing civil rights issues confronting Asian Pacific American communities. Through its national network of committees and affiliates, NAPABA provides a strong voice for increased diversity of the federal and state judiciaries, advocates for equal opportunity in the workplace, works to eliminate hate crimes and anti-immigrant sentiment, and promotes the professional development of people of color in the legal profession.
Littler is the largest global employment and labor law practice, with more than 1,000 attorneys in over 70 offices worldwide. Littler represents management in all aspects of employment and labor law and serves as a single-source solution provider to the global employer community. Consistently recognized in the industry as a leading and innovative law practice, Littler has been litigating, mediating and negotiating some of the most influential employment law cases and labor contracts on record for over 70 years. Littler Global is the collective trade name for an international legal practice, the practicing entities of which are separate and distinct professional firms.