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2019

 

The Honorable Xavier Becerra

California Attorney General

Precursor de Justicia / Pioneer for Justice Award


Primestor Development, Inc.

CEO & Co-Founder Arturo Sneider
Co-Founder & President Leandro Tyberg

Latino Entrepreneur Award

Rachel A. Gonzalez

EVP, Law and Corporate Affairs, Starbucks Corporation

Professional Achievement Award


Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson

President, Mount Saint Mary's University

​Community Impact Award

2018

Javier R. Avitia
EVP  Legal & Business Affairs/CBS Studios International

Professional Achievement Award

Miguel A. Santana

President and CEO, Fairplex

Community Impact Award

 

CarmelaCastellano-Garcia, Esq.

President and CEO, California Primary Care Association

Community Impact Award

Eric H. Holder, Jr.

82nd Attorney General of the Unites States

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2017

 

Rita Morales
Associate GC & VP/Turner Broadcasting System

Professional Achievement Award


Antonio De Cardenas
for & on behalf of Cacique U.S.A

Latino Entrepreneur Award


Hon. Terry J. Hatter Jr.

Chief Justice Emeritus, US District Court

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award


Zoila D. Escobar
Senior VP & Foundation President/ AltaMed

​Community Impact Award

2016

 

 

Manuel (Manny) A. Abascal
Partner/Latham & Watkins LLP

Professional Achievement Award

The Walt Disney Company – Legal Department
Rey Rodriguez/VP – Business & Legal Affairs

American Dream/Sueño Americano Award

 

Alicia Villarreal, 2016
Principal/Villarreal Law

Legacy Award

2015

 

Dr. Walter L. Sutton Jr.
Associate GC/Walmart Stores Inc.

Professional Achievement Award

 

Sam Fernandez,
Senior V& GC/Los Angeles Dodgers

Professional Achievement Award

 

Staples Inc.
Michael T. Williams, General Counsel

Corporate Diversity Award

 

Comcast/NBCUniversal/Telemundo
Jamie Lichtman, Deputy General Counsel

Corporate Diversity Award

2014

Arthur J. Ochoa
Senior VP & CDO/Cedars-Sinai Medical Ctr

Professional Achievement Award

Michael C. Camuñez
President/ManattJones Global Strategies

Professional Achievement Award

 

UnionBank
Leticia Aguilar, EVP & Regional President

Corporate Diversity Award

Val Zavala
VP News & Public Affairs/KCET

Community Impact Award

2013

 

Martha Saucedo
Executive VP/AEG

Professional Achievement Award

 

Hon. Harry Pregerson
United States Circuit Judge/Ninth Circuit

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Ruiz Foods Inc.
Fred Ruiz/Chairman Emeritus & Co-Founder

Latino Entrepreneur Award

 

Guggenheim Partners
David Korman/Chief Legal Officer

Community Impact Award

2012

Kim M. Rivera
VP, GC & Sec’y/Da Vita Inc.

Professional Achievement Award

Hon. Edith Ramirez
Commissioner/Federal Trade Commission

Professional Achievement Award

 

Edison International
Robert L. Adler/Exec VP & General Counsel

Corporate Diversity Award

Daniel C. Quintero
GC & Corp Secretary/Sony Optiarc America Inc.

Community Impact Award

2011

 

Clarissa Cerda
Senior VP, GC & Sec’y/LifeLock Inc.

Professional Achievement Award

 

Donald G. Alvarado
Senior VP, GC & Sec’y/Smart & Final Inc.

Professional Achievement Award

 

Hon. Carlos R. Moreno
Justice (Ret.), California Supreme Court

Lifetime Achievement Award

 

Luis G. Nogales
Founder/Nogales Investors

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2010

 

 

Stephen R. English & Molly Munger
English Munger & Rice/Advancm’t Project

Professional Achievement Award

Hon. Arthur L. Alarcón
United States Circuit Judge/Ninth Circuit

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Verizon Wireless
Steve Zipperstein/VP – Legal & External Affairs
Luis Cruz/President – Southern California Region

Corporate Diversity Award

2009

 

 

 

 

J.P. Suarez
Senior VP & GC/Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Professional Achievement Award

 

Cecilia V. Estolano
CEO/Community Redevelopment Agency

Community Impact Award

 

Cástulo de la Rocha
President & CEO/Alta Med Health Services

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2008

 

 

 

Stephen D. Yslas
Corporate VP & GC/Northrop Grumman

Professional Achievement Award

Regina Montoya
CEO/New America Alliance

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

William D. Lansford
Hollywood Writer/Veterans’ Activist

Community Impact Award

2007

 

Patricia Pineda
Group VP/Toyota Motor North America

Professional Achievement Award

 

Tom Unterman
Founder/Rustic Canyon Partners

Professional Achievement Award

 

Roel Campos
Commissioner/Securities Exchange Comm’n

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

Harley Frankel
Executive Director/College Match

Community Impact Award

2006

 

 

Thomas A. Saenz
Counsel to Mayor of Los Angeles

Professional Achievement Award

Dr. Cynthia Anne Telles
Director/UCLA Spanish Spkg Psych Clinic

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Hon. Hilda Solis
Member of Congress

Community Impact Award

2005

 

Elena R. Baca
Chair/Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker

Professional Achievement Award

 

Al Martinez
Columnist/Los Angeles Times

Community Impact Award

 

Antonia Hernandez
President & CEO/Calif. Community Found’n

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

Daniel P. Garcia
Senior VP/Kaiser Family Health Found’n

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2004

 

 

Robert M. Hertzberg
Speaker Emeritus/California Assembly

Professional Achievement Award

Leroy D. Baca
Sheriff/County of Los Angeles

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Daniel D. Villanueva
Founding Partner/SIN Univision

Community Impact Award

2003

 

 

 

Jerry J. Ruiz
Senior Counsel/Wells Fargo Bank

Professional Achievement Award

 

Sonia L. Nazario
Staff Writer/Los Angeles Times

Community Impact Award

 

Vilma S. Martinez
Partner/Munger Tolles & Olson

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2002

Hon. Rocky J. Delgadillo
City Attorney of Los Angeles

Professional Achievement Award

Linda Griego
President/ZapGo Entertainment Group

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Raul Vargas
Exec Director/USC Mex American Programs

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Carmen Zapata
Actress & President/Bilingual Found’n Arts

Community Impact Award

2001

 

 

Hon. Kim Wardlaw
United States Circuit Judge/Ninth Circuit

Professional Achievement Award

 

Maria Elena Durazo
President/HERE Local 11

Community Impact Award

 

Hon. Cruz Reynoso
Justice (Ret.) California Supreme Court

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

2000

 

 

Guy Rounsaville
Co-Founder/Calif Minority Counsel Program

Professional Achievement Award

Andrea Sheridan Ordin
Partner/Morgan Lewis & Bockius

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award

 

Moctezuma Esparza
Motion Picture & TV Producer

Community Impact Award

1999

 

 

 

Mercedes Marquez
Senior Counsel/U.S. Department of HUD

Professional Achievement Award

 

Eddie & the late Margo Albert
Actors & Benefactors

Community Impact Award

 

Hon. John A. Arguelles

Justice (Ret.), California Supreme Court

Precursor de Justicia/Pioneer for Justice Award