Constangy congratulates partner Thy Bui on receiving the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys’ (NCVAA) Trailblazer Award for 2024. The award will be presented at the NCVAA's annual conference on July 27.

The Trailblazer Award is the highest honor bestowed by NCVAA. It honors the contributions of Vietnamese American attorneys who have paved the way for others in the legal profession. The awardee is recognized for their outstanding achievements in their career, their commitment to the community, and their dedication to mentoring and supporting other Vietnamese American attorneys.

To learn more about the award, click here.

Thy is an employment litigator. Her clients include public and private sector employers in a broad range of industries, including retail, hospitality, healthcare, higher education, technology, and real estate. She practices nationwide and is based out of Southern California.

Thy serves on the boards of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, Inner City Law Center, the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, where is currently serving as the organization’s first Vietnamese American President-Elect in its thirty-five-year history.

Whether she is advocating for the AANHPI legal community, championing reproductive freedom, supporting legal work to keep people from becoming unhoused, Thy thrives most as a creative problem-solver in her community work and for her clients.

Thy also believes strongly in mindfully contributing to pipeline efforts to assist underrepresented groups in accessing meaningful professional training opportunities. After benefiting herself from working in an unpaid undergraduate internship through University of California DC internship program, Thy recently endowed a scholarship to offer gap funding to students to cover the cost of participating in the program in DC versus attending a semester of college on campus at her alma mater, UC Riverside. Thy also supports the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles (YOLA) through the LA Phil Philharmonic Council to provide K-12 students equitable access to the transformative power of music-making.


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