On February 22, Kelley Drye joined the Chinese-American Planning Council in its 53rd Annual Lunar New Year Celebration, kicking off the Year of the Dog. Held in New York at Jing Fong restaurant, the event saluted distinguished honorees and offered an elaborate dinner menu and traditional Chinese dancing.  Partner Andrew Lee and diversity director Venetta Amory attended on behalf of the firm.

On February 28, the Asian Bar Association of New York held its 2018 Annual Dinner "Serving Our Community, Advancing Our Profession." Special counsel Michael Yim, associate Charlie Liu and Venetta Amory represented the firm.

On March 8, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association Educational Fund (AEF) hosted its benefit dinner in Washington, D.C. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Special counsel Michael Yim and Grace Kim, senior associates Sherrie Schiavetti and Amba Datta along with Venetta Amory attended the event.