Dai and Associates Partners celebrate at SmartCEO Brava Awards
Sep 28, 2015
Founding Partner Shang Dai along with Partners Dawei Gongsun, Dan Dwyer and Steven Eichel helped celebrate Managing Partner Bari Zahn as she accepted a SmartCEO Brava Award The awards are given by SmartCEO Magazine, and they honor top female CEOs, nonprofit leaders and high impact executives who are leaders in their professional lives and their communities. Ms. Zahn, along with the other Brava Award winners, is profiled in the September/October issue of SmartCEO Magazine.
The gala event was held at Capitale in downtown NYC and over 200 guests were treated to hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and the main event, the Brava Awards, which featured many inspirational forward-thinking women, Ms. Zahn among them. The Brava Awards also chose Ms. Zahn’s charity, HMI, as their charity partner and a portion of ticket sales will directly benefit HMI.
When Ms. Zahn was nominated for the award, colleagues called her a ‘rainmaker’, a ‘warrior for charitable organizations’ and an ‘extraordinary motivator’. In her Brava Award application, Ms. Zahn singled out Dai and Associates Managing Partner Shang Dai as among those who have inspired her. Mr. Dai’s commitment to developing young leaders in the legal profession is uncommon among boutique firms. Ms. Zahn shares that belief and all of the partners at Dai and Associates use their prior big law experience to provide guidance, mentorship, and training to the firm’s junior associates and summer interns. Dai and Associates believes that this creates future leaders who can work to make their clients’ lives better, their workplace more vibrant, and the legal profession more diverse.< Back