Partner Alicia Rubio-Spring has been selected as the recipient of the National Hispanic Bar Association’s (HNBA) Best Lawyers Under 40 Award. The annual honor recognizes exceptionally accomplished HNBA members from across the United States “who have demonstrated professional excellence, integrity, leadership, commitment to the Hispanic community, and dedication to improving the profession legal”. The awards will be presented at a reception on March 25 in New Orleans.
Based in Boston, Rubio-Spring is a partner in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice and a member of the firm’s Life Sciences Disputes group. His practices focus on advising clients in a variety of complex litigation before federal and state courts, including general commercial litigation, post-closing litigation, and consumer protection and class antitrust litigation. .
Committed to giving back to her community, Rubio-Spring has represented clients seeking asylum and juvenile special immigration status, and assisted lawful permanent residents to become naturalized U.S. citizens. She is also a member of the Project Citizenship Board of Directors, President of HNBA Region I, and serves on the Boston Leadership Council for the Goodwin Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity ([email protected]).
Rubio-Spring’s journey to becoming a partner was recently featured in Law.com’s How I Made Partner series. She received the Up & Coming Lawyer Award from Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and was twice named one of America’s Top Lawyers: Ones to Watch. Previously, Rubio-Spring received Goodwin’s Robert B. Fraser Pro Bono Award for pro bono leadership, and in 2016 she was selected to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s inaugural Pathfinder Program.
Founded in 1972, HNBA is a national non-profit organization. He currently represents the interests of more than 67,000 Hispanic legal professionals, as well as nearly 13% of law students enrolled in ABA-accredited law schools in the United States and its territories.