Press Release May 13, 2020

Maki DePalo, David Park Honored by Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Maki DePalo, partner in Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security Group, and David Park, partner in the firm’s Financial Services & Products Group, were honored today by the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association (GAPABA) at its “New Partners & Counsel Virtual Celebration.”

The event recognizes the career accomplishments of Asian Pacific American attorneys and celebrates their rise in the legal profession. 

DePalo, who was promoted to partner effective January 1, is a client advocate and a problem solver. Leveraging more than a decade of technical leadership and international business experience, she advises clients on global data privacy, cybersecurity, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance programs, incident preparedness initiatives, and technology transactions, enabling businesses to successfully navigate new challenges in an ever-evolving digital landscape. 

Park was also promoted to partner effective January 1. He focuses his practice on representing both public and private financial institutions in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, corporate formations and restructurings, corporate finance, and other strategic corporate transactions. Fluent in Korean, he advises multinational and Korea-based international companies on a range of corporate and strategic matters, including leading board meetings and executive sessions in both Korean and English.

Founded in 1993, GAPABA represents and advocates the interests of Asian Pacific American lawyers and those interested in Asian American legal issues.
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