SOCIAL CO-DIRECTOR – NELSON PINEDA LAM
Nelson Pineda Lam is an associate attorney at DLA Piper, a global law firm. His practice focuses on employment law and commercial litigation. His experience includes breach of contract claims, internal investigations and employment counseling.
Nelson is committed to pro bono work. He has represented a victim of domestic violence and successfully obtained a permanent restraining order against the abuser. He has also represented high school students facing expulsion charges.
Nelson graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law cum laude in May 2015. He earned his B.A. in Political Science (International Relations) and Portuguese at the University of California at Santa Barbara. During law school, he was the President of the Pilipino American Law Society. He was a recipient of the FBANC 2015 Legal Scholarship. This upcoming year will be Nelson’s first as a Board Member of the Filipino Bar Association of Northern California.