Seeking Nominations for the 2022 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards

The Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section is calling for nominations for the “2022 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards.”  The Committee presents the Awards annually to outstanding lawyers in the categories of Academic, Attorney, Nonprofit In-House Counsel, and Young Attorney (under 35 years old or in practice for less than 10 years).  The Committee will also bestow its Vanguard Award for lifetime commitment or achievement on a leading legal practitioner in the nonprofit field.  Nominations are due by March 7, 2022.

For a nomination form, please go to the Nonprofit Organizations Committee webpage ( and scroll down to find the form under “2022 Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Awards.”  The Awards will be announced at the Business Law Section’s Spring Meeting on March 31-April 2, 2022.

Send nomination forms by March 7, 2022 to:

Emily N. Chan
Adler & Colvin
135 Main Street, 20th Floor
San Francisco, California 94105
(415) 421-7555
(415) 421-0712 (fax)

UPDATE (5/9/22): Announcement of award recipients – Contrats to Beth Kingsley on the Vanguard Award for distinguished lifetime achievement in the nonprofit sector and to all the other award recipients!