25th Anniversary of UCLA Granting Tenure to Don Nakanishi

Twenty-five years ago yesterday (May 25, 1989), a widely watched three-year multi-racial struggle involving thousands of supporters came to a successful end with the granting of tenure to Don Nakanishi at UCLA. Our firm partner Dale Minami led the legal fight, Dale Shimasaki coordinated the legislative advocacy, and Glenn Omatsu and many others organized student and grassroots support. The […]

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Certifies Dale Minami and Mark Fong as Members

Partner Dale Minami and Senior Counsel B. Mark Fong were recently certified as members of the the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership to the organization is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements. Fewer than one […]

Reflections on a Mentor

Minami Tamaki LLP Senior Associate Seth Rosenberg wrote this piece for The Recorder, which published it in mid-July as part of their “Mentors 2010” series. Mix in Jerry Spence, Yogi Berra, a Zen Master of your choosing, and a healthy dose of ’60s-style rebellion and you have my mentor and friend, Berne Reuben. Berne and […]

Olivia Serene Lee the New Co-Chair of Asian American Bar Employment Committee

Olivia Serene Lee, an associate in Minami Tamaki’s Immigration Practice Group, recently became the Co-Chair of the Employment Committee of the Asian American Bar Association (AABA). The committee organized the 23rd annual AABA Summer Law Clerk Reception at Yank Sing Restaurant on June 23, 2010. Olivia delivered the opening remarks at the event to more […]