June 28, 2013

Congratulations to Melissa Ho selected as a "40 Under 40" by The Phoenix Business Journal. 

Melissa Ho, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of the national law firm Polsinelli, is among the recipients of this year's Forty Under 40 Award. The prestigious award honors the best and brightest leaders in the Phoenix metro area. Selected from a pool of 300 accomplished and well qualified applicants, Melissa was recognized for her impressive achievements in the legal profession as well as the positive impact of her leadership in the community.

"I am deeply honored to have been included in this select group of business leaders,” said Melissa Ho. “Each year the Forty under 40 winners are announced, I am inspired by the depth of talent and the level of commitment to the community that each of the recipients has demonstrated. It is a privilege to receive the distinction of being among them.”

Earlier this year, Melissa was voted “Best Under 40” by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, a distinction bestowed on only a select few in the United States. Among her many accomplishments is her recent appointment by City of Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to serve as an Advisor to the City of Phoenix’ ad hoc Ethics Committee. Melissa was also elected to a three-year term on the State Bar of Arizona Board of Governors, the youngest such member.

Melissa practices in the areas of government investigations and white collar criminal defense. She was chosen for inclusion in the Southwest SuperLawyers Rising Stars for 2012 and 2013 in the category of Criminal Defense - White Collar. She was also selected for inclusion in NAPABA’s Best Lawyers Under 40 in 2012. Melissa is Past President of the Arizona Asian American Bar Association and an active member on numerous Arizona State Bar Association committees.

Melissa is a good source for reporters working on stories about:

• White Collar Crime
• Internal Investigations
• Government Investigations
• Criminal Sentencing
• Transacting Business in China

To read, click here, Melissa is on page 20.

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