Wiggin and Dana Attorney Appointed Vice President of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association

May 15, 2012

Stamford – Wiggin and Dana is pleased to announce that Karem Friedman, a lawyer in the firm's Corporate Department, has been appointed Vice President of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (CHBA) for a one-year term.

Karem has served as Director of the CHBA for the past two years, acting as Chair of the CHBA's Membership Development Committee. She also served as co-chair of the CHBA's Seventeenth Annual Awards Celebration Committee. In her new role as Vice President of the CHBA, Karem will assist with the organization's membership development efforts and carry out other tasks that further the organization's mission.

Karem is a member of the firm's Biotechnology and Life Sciences and the Clinical Research Regulation and Compliance Groups. Her practice focuses primarily on business transactions for pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the United States and Europe. Karem is also a member of the firm's Diversity Committee. She received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.

About the CHBA
Founded in 1993, the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association works to enhance the visibility of Hispanic lawyers throughout the state; to facilitate communication and sharing of information and resources among its members; to serve as mentors to new attorneys and law students; and to assist the public and private sectors in achieving diversity in their law firms and legal departments. The CHBA also addresses issues impacting the Hispanic community, such as access to the courts, judicial diversity, and other social challenges. For more information, visit http://www.ct-hba.org/