Elected Member

Sylvia Fung Chin

New York, NY
White & Case LLP
New York University, BA
Fordham University School of Law, JD

Partner/of counsel, White & Case LLP New York office. 
Experience in corporate and commercial financing with an emphasis on asset-based financing transactions.

Adjunct Professor, Fordham Law School (Secured Transactions)

DEI Officer, ABA Business Law Section.
President, Asian American Law Fund of New York
Co-Chair, First Judicial District of the New York Bar Foundation
Board Chair, Stichting to Promote Women’s World Banking
Working Group on Legal Opinions board
Fordham Law Alumni Association board
American Law Institute
ABA FJE Council
ABA Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advisory Council
ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono 
Tribar Opinion Committee

Past Positions:
NY Supreme Court First Department Attorney Grievance Committee member
President, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyer
President, American College of Investment Counsel
President, NAPABA Law Foundation
Treasurer, NAPABA
President, Asian American Bar Association of New York
Chair, ABA Business Law Section Pro Bono Committee
Chair, ABA Business Law Section Diversity Committee
Editorial Board, Business Law Today
ABA Asia Rule of Law Initiative
ABA Center for Human Rights Advisory Council
ABA Center for Racial and Ethnic Diversity
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund board
Director, New York County Lawyers Association
New York State House of Delegates

Feerick Center for Social Justice 2020 Spirit of Service Award
Jean Allard Glass Cutter Award of the ABA Business Law Section
CLEO Legacy Diversity Award
AABANY’s Norman Lau Kee Trailblazer Award,
Fordham Law Review Leonard F. Manning Achievement Award
NAPABA Trailblazers Award
Fordham Law Women Distinguished Alumna Award
Pace Law School AALSA Achievement Award

Publications, etc.:
Co-Executive Editor, Endless Tide: The Continuing Struggle to Overcome Anti-Asian Hate in New York
Co-Editor, [Voices against Anti-Asian Hate in New York] video
Editor and Producer, Kicking Glass from the Courtroom to the Boardroom: Interviews with Asian American Women Lawyers (1995)
Co-author, Chapter in Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate, Tina L. Stark, editor

Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers
Euromoney’s Women in Business Law

New York Metro Super Lawyer
Crain’s 2019 Notable Women in Law


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Areas of Expertise
Securities Law
Trade (Commercial Law)
Leasing (Contracts Law)
Finance (Banking Law)