Emily Chan is the American Bar Association, Nonprofit Organizations Committee's 2012 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer – Young Attorney and an associate attorney with Adler & Colvin. She started her legal career with NEO Law Group and was a past contributor to the Nonprofit Law Blog from 2008-2013, authoring over 70 articles on nonprofit legal issues. Emily has also had her work published by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The Nonprofit Quarterly, About.com, Business Law Today (ABA) and Blue Avocado. Additionally, Emily speaks at events held by local and national organizations including the American Bar Association (2012 Annual Meeting – Chicago), Foundation Center, CompassPoint, BoardSource, U.S. Green Building Council (2012 Mid-Year Meeting – San Antonio), Net Impact, Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN), Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership, Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence (2012 Annual Conference – Memphis), Lawline, and local committees of the California Society of CPAs. Emily has also guest lectured at graduate business school classes at the University of San Francisco.
I was very lucky to have worked with Emily at the start of her career and see big things ahead for her.