2010 Recipient

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW)’s 2010 Hồng Đức Clerk is An Ngoc Duong.

VABAW’s Hồng Đức Clerkship awards one law student full funding for airfare, lodging, and daily stipend for the summer clerkship. This is VABAW’s third year for the Clerkship.

At the time of the clerkship, An was a rising second-year law student at Brooklyn Law School, where she is an International Business Law Fellow, Carswell Merit Scholar, and Academic Achievement Scholar. An graduated from Wesleyan University (Connecticut) with a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Society. Before law school, An worked as a legal assistant at White & Case in New York. An is proficient in Vietnamese and Spanish.

An clerked at Hogan Lovells in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for the summer of 2010. After opening a representative office in 1994, Hogan Lovells became the first international law firm to open a full branch office in Ho Chi Minh City in 1996. Hogan Lovells offers a full range of corporate, intellectual property, projects and real estate, and construction capabilities to client companies operating in Vietnam.