March 24, 2023 | by Wong Fleming
Wong Fleming proudly sponsored the 26th Annual Fiesta con Sabor event organized by the Association of Latin American Law Students (ALALS), which took place on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall at Rutgers University. Alexander Slizewski, a Law Clerk at Wong Fleming and Co-President of ALALS, co-hosted the event, accompanied by Associates Jordyn Kopcow and Elizabeth Brown. Slizewski delivered introductory and closing remarks, and presented an award to the Federal Magistrate Judge José Almonte, who was recognized for his contributions to the Hispanic community at the event.
In addition to the Honorable José Almonte, this year’s honorees included Lisa N. Brown, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Porzio Bromberg & Newman P.C., Andres Acebo, Interim President of New Jersey City University, and Antonio Gutierrez, Executive Director and General Counsel of Chase Travel.
Fiesta con Sabor is ALALS’ annual flagship event that began in 1997 to celebrate the community’s commitment to Hispanic law students. Each year, ALALS honors four individuals who have paved the way for Hispanic law students, supported our organization, and influenced the Hispanic community.