Debevoise Partner My Chi To Named to “Best Lawyers Under 40” List
November 8, 2011
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner My Chi To has been named one of The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) “Best Lawyers Under 40.” The award recognizes talented individuals within the Asian Pacific American legal community under the age of 40 who have achieved prominence and distinction in their fields of endeavor and have demonstrated a strong commitment to civic or community affairs.
Ms. To, a member of the firm’s bankruptcy and restructuring group, represents debtors, creditors and investors in complex restructurings, bankruptcies and acquisitions of troubled companies. Ranked as an up-and-coming lawyer in Chambers USA (2011), clients describe Ms. To as “exceptionally bright and helpful.” She is also recommended in The Legal 500 US (2011).
Ms. To speaks frequently on issues relating to complex financing structures as well as other bankruptcy-related topics. She is a member of the Business Bankruptcy Committee of the American Bar Association, where she is Vice-Chair of the Sub-Committee on Legislation, and is a recipient of the Kathryn R. Heidt Memorial Award, which is the highest honor granted by the Business Bankruptcy Committee. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Investment Counsel and co-chaired its 2011 Annual Spring Investment Forum. Ms. To is also a Board member of the Asian American Law Fund of New York, Inc.
NAPABA is the national association of Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students. NAPABA advocates for the legal needs and interests of the Asian Pacific American community and has been at the forefront of national and local activities in the areas of civil rights, combating anti-immigrant backlash and hate crimes and increasing the diversity of the federal and state judiciaries.