2011 Recipient

The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW)’s 2011 Hồng Đức Clerk is Tran Che.
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, Tran was a rising first-year law student at Villanova University School of Law.

Tran clerked at Hogan Lovells in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, for the summer of 2011. 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.