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Hon. Margaret A. Chan

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Adjunct Professor of Law



  • Legal Writing for LLMs, Fordham University School of Law, 2017-present


  • Acting Supreme Court Justice, NY County, 2012-present
  • Judge, NYC Civil Court, NY County & Kings County, 2007-2012
  • Partner, Law Offices of Margaret Chan, PLLC, Partner, Gim & Chan, PC, Associate, Gim & Wong, PC (Manhattan), 1999-2006
  • Senior Court Attorney, Appellate Division, Second Department, 1993-1999


  • Touro Law Center, JD 1993
         Law ReviewManaging Editor
  • Brooklyn College, BA 1979


  • Note, The Importance of a Contextual Approach to Libel Law: The Impact of Immuno AG v. Moor Jankowski & Mildovich v. Lorain, Journal Co., 9 Touro L. Rev. 3 (1993)
  • Published more than 200 opinions in the official reports, the N.Y.L.J., or online

Mailing Address

Fordham University School of Law
Legal Writing Program
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-175
New York, NY 10023