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USAI Announces New President


US-Asia Institute Announces New President Mr. Glenn Lau-Kee Glenn Lau-Kee was elected president of the US-Asia Institute in 2017. He is a former president of the 74,000 member New York State Bar Association. As the 117th president of NYSBA during 2014-2015, he was the first Asian-American to serve as President. Glenn is a member of the firm of Kee...Read More



USAI Trustee Tom Ara to Speak at ABA’S 2016 Forum on Entertainment & Sports


One of USAI’s trustee Tom K. Ara will speak at American Bar Association’s 2016 Forum on Entertainment & Sports on Oct 6-8 representing Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Ara will be moderating a panel titled “Doing Business in China: Challenges and Opportunities.” Tom Ara joined USAI in 2015. He “focuses his practice on complex entertainment and media...Read More



Liza Walsh joins USAI’s Board of Trustees


The US-Asia Institute is honored to introduce the newest member of the board, Liza Walsh, who joined USAI earlier this year. Ms. Walsh has practiced commercial litigation and class action defense for more than 30 years, representing some of the country’s largest and most prestigious companies. She has defended major pharmaceutical companies in high-profile patent litigation and has acted as liaison counsel to defendants in multidistrict litigations. Read More



2016 Annual Lunar New Year Celebration: Opening Remarks


Address given February 25, 2016 by USAI Trustee Tom Ara. "Since our founding in 1979, the US-Asia Institute has worked quietly and effectively behind the scenes to strengthen relationships between the peoples and governments of the United States and Asia through educational forums, people-to-people exchanges, and celebrations – such as this – of the rich cultures and traditions our countries value and share..."Read More