Director of Counseling and Public Interest Scholars
Andrew Chapin came to this position in September, 2004 with more than 12 years of experience advising New York City law students and attorneys about their legal careers, and producing and participating in legal career programs and job fairs. For more than 3 years, Andrew was Associate Director of Career Planning at City University of New York School of Law, and for more than 9 years prior to that, he was a Placement Officer in Career Services at Columbia University School of Law. Andrew has additional experience working in the Department of Legal Services at Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the Office of General Counsel at COS Computer Systems, and providing support services to attorneys and partners at several Manhattan law firms.
Andrew’s undergraduate degree was earned at Columbia University, and his two graduate degrees, Master of Art & Master of Education, in counseling, were earned at Columbia University, Teachers College. An active openly gay participant in increasing diversity and ensuring civil rights, and equal opportunity and benefits in employment, Andrew is a member of various committees of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York County Bar Association, American Association of Law Schools, American Bar Association, and National Association for Law Placement. Andrew is a member of and/or volunteers with several organizations including Ali Forney Center, Human Rights Campaign, Lambda LEDF, Habitat for Humanity, NAACP and ACLU. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys travel, beaches, cooking, gyms, 12 steps, and all things French or Brazilian.