|Andy Albert, the assn.'s immediate past president, said the decision to give Lam what the assn. calls its 'most prestigious' award was not a political one. 'We just felt she was a great example of courage and dignity under fire,' Albert said. 'She really took the high road in her entire tenure. ... It was merely a recognition of the high-class way she represented herself and, as an extension, the legal community.'
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