Sylvia Fung Chin

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


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

Mailing Address

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