Brooks Pierce Attorney Named to Board of Directors for the Charlotte Asian Pacific American Bar Association
Tanisha Palvia, of counsel with Brooks Pierce, has been elected to the Charlotte Asian Pacific American Bar Association Board of Directors. The organization focuses on strengthening the Asian Pacific American legal community through highlighting issues the minority group faces. The one-year position will allow Palvia to help work towards equal representation of Asian American and Pacific Islander attorneys in the Charlotte area.
“I’m looking forward to promoting diversity through this position,” said Palvia. “I value an active approach to improving representation and equality in the legal community, and this is a great way for me to contribute.”
A former Manhattan Assistant District Attorney, Palvia has experience on both sides of the courtroom, bringing a unique understanding of the prosecutorial process to every case. She represents individuals and organizations facing governmental investigations and administrative hearings, advising clients in how to respond to achieve the best possible outcome. She also conducts internal investigations and practices complex civil litigation. Palvia earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her juris doctorate from Emory University School of Law.