Sylvia Fung Chin

Adjunct Professor  of Law


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

• Secured Transactions. 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, JD, cum laude, 1977

• Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review

• New York University, BA, 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

ABA Business Law Section Diversity and Inclusion Committee and ABA Business Law Section Council

Mailing Address

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