ASU Founders’ Day Awards Dinner recognizes young talent

The Arizona State University Alumni Association honored alumni, faculty and supporters at its annual Founders’ Day Awards Dinner, on March 21 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa in Phoenix.

Among the individuals recognized at the prestigious event, Willmeng employee Sam Dul’s sister, was named Young Alumni Achievement Award: Sambo ‘Bo’ Dul, Counsel, Perkins Coie LLP, Arizona State University: ’05 BA political science, ’05 BS economics, ’05 BA Spanish, ’05 Summa cum laude, ’05 Phi Beta Kappa.

Sambo ‘Bo’ Dul serves as counsel in Perkins Coie in the firm’s litigation practice and is a member of the White Collar and Investigations group. Her practice focuses on assisting clients with compliance and internal investigations involving matters of corruption, fraud, violations of company policy and other misconduct. She helps clients develop, improve and implement compliance programs and internal controls to prevent regulatory violations and minimize liability risks.

Dul maintains an active pro bono practice advising on immigrant and refugee rights. She has represented immigrants seeking asylum, withholding of removal, protection against human trafficking and other relief against deportation, and has experience in prisoners’ rights matters. For her work, Dul was named to AZ Business Magazine’s Top Minority Business Leaders in 2017 and earned the Judge Learned Hand Emerging Leadership Award from the Arizona Region of the American Jewish Committee in 2017.

In addition to her work at Perkins Coie, Dul advocates for community organizations, serving on the boards of Diversity Leadership Alliance and the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona. She is a founding board member of Youth Adelante and has been a regional refugee coordinator for Amnesty International USA and its legislative coordinator for Arizona. She was founder and executive director of Community Outreach and Advocacy for Refugees.

More information about the event can be found here.

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