Emily Chan is a California nonprofit attorney and contributor to the Nonprofit Law Blog. She is a graduate from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. As a legal assistant at the Law Office of Gene Takagi, Gene and Emily co-authored articles published in the ABA Business Law Today ("Alternatives to Forming a Charitable Nonprofit: A Start-Up May Not Be in Your Client's Best Interests," July/August 2010) and Blue Avocado ("Can Nonprofit Boards Vote By Email?," Oct. 23, 2009).
Emily is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco, BoardSource, and the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network. She is also an alumni coach for the Hastings Moot Court Competition Team. In addition to her law degree (J.D.), Emily holds, undergraduate degrees in Business Administration (B.S.) and Rhetoric (B.A.) from the University of California, Berkeley.
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