Alto Litigation Partner Daniel Sakaguchi will be sworn in as President of NAPABA (National Asian Pacific American Bar Association) on Saturday, November 10, 2018, at the organization’s annual convention held in Chicago. Daniel served as NAPABA’s President-Elect for the bar year 2017-2018 and prior to that served on NAPABA’s Board of Directors as Vice President for Programs and Operations.
NAPABA, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is the voice of the APA bar, and represents the interests of nearly 50,000 Asian Pacific American attorneys, judges, law professors, and law students, and more than 80 national, state, and local Asian Pacific American bar associations. Its members include solo practitioners, large firm lawyers, corporate counsel, legal service and non-profit attorneys, and lawyers serving at all levels of government.
Daniel Sakaguchi is an experienced trial lawyer who handles complex civil and intellectual property disputes, and has tried jury cases to verdict in state and federal courts from California to Missouri to Illinois. In his complex civil litigation and arbitration practice, Daniel often represents company founders in ownership disputes, and has secured millions of dollars in awards and settlements on behalf of a broad array of clients, ranging from high technology startups to food manufacturers. A graduate of Berkeley Law School and former public defender, he has presented frequently on litigation and arbitration topics, and practiced in St. Louis, Missouri for several years before joining Alto Litigation.