Kirkland litigation associate Aleschia Hyde has been selected as a 2022-2023 Fellow of the National Bar Association’s Associate Advancement Academy for Excellence. The NBA Association Advancement Academy for Excellence is a tailored career advancement experience for Black associates within the first three years of practice in an AmLaw 200 firm, developed with the support of NBA’s Minority Partners in Majority Firms Division, Young Lawyer Division, Commercial Law Section and Corporate Law Section. The Academy includes educational, networking, mentoring, and pro bono/community service components.
The National Bar Association was founded in 1925 and is the nation's oldest and largest national network of predominantly African-American attorneys and judges. It represents the interests of approximately 66,000 lawyers, judges, law professors, and law students. The NBA is organized around 23 substantive law section, 10 divisions, 12 regions, and over 80 affiliate chapters throughout the United States and around the world, including the Young Lawyer Division, Minority Partners in Majority Firms Division, Commercial Law Section and Corporate Law Section. The NBA has a relationship with a number of corporate sponsors.