Sylvia Fung Chin
Adjunct Professor of Law

Fordham University School of Law
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023


• Drafting and Negotiating Contracts, Fordham University School of Law, 2013

• Secired Tramsactions. Fordham University School of Law, 2013

• First-Year Legal Writing, Fordham University School of Law, 1979-81.

• Inaugurated New Associates Orientation Program at White & Case.

• Presentations on Secured Transactions, Legal Opinions, and Project Finance,


• Partner, White & Case, 1986 – present
  Associate, White & Case, 1979 – 1986

• Law Clerk, Hon. Lawrence W. Pierce, U.S. Court, SDNY


• Fordham University School of Law,J.D., cum laude, 1977

• Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review

• New York University, B.A., cum laude, 1971


• Author of chapter on Lease Syndication in Equipment Leasing, Matthew Bender & Co. (2011)

• Co-author of “Representing Buyers and Sellers in the Sale of Goods” in Negotiating Business Transactions, John Wiley & Sons (1988)

• Co-author of chapter on Third Party Beneficiaries in Negotiating and Drafting Contract Boilerplate, ALM Publishing, May 2003


• New York State Bar

• US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

• US Supreme Court


American Law Institute
American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers
American College of Investment Counsel
Tribar Opinion Committee
ABA Legal Opinions Committee
ABA Project Finance and Development Committee
ABA Women’s Business Law Network Subcommittee
NY Bar Foundation, First Judicial District
Asian American Law Fund of New York
NAPABA Law Foundation
Asian American Bar Association of New York
Fordham Law Alumni Association