Immediate Past President
Glenn Lau-Kee is the immediate past president of the 74,000-member New York State Bar Association. He was the 117th president of the State Bar Association and the first Asian-American to assume the presidency.
Lau-Kee is a partner of Kee & Lau-Kee. He concentrates his practice in real estate and business law.
A 16-year member of the State Bar Association, Lau-Kee previously chaired the House of Delegates and co-chaired the President's Committee on Access to Justice. He was a member-at-large of the Executive Committee and co-chair of the Membership Committee. He is a member of the Business Law, Health Law and Real Property Law sections. He received the Commercial
and Federal Litigation Section's George Bundy Smith Pioneer Award in 2010.
Lau-Kee was a member of the Task Force on the State of Our Courthouses and the Special Committees on Legal Specialization, Multijurisdictional Practice and Sarbanes-Oxley Issues.
He is a vice-chair of the board of the Greater New York City YMCA and a board member of the Fund for Modern Courts, The New York Bar Foundation and US-Asia Institute. He served as president of the Asian American Bar Association of New York from 1997-1999
and was appointed by former Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye to serve on the Commission to Examine Solo and Small Firm Practice, and the Committee to Promote Public Trust and Confidence in the Legal System.
A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lau-Kee graduated from Yale College and Boston University School of Law.