September 6, 2023
Lunch Talk on Careers in Nonprofits – Program on Philanthropy & Nonprofits

The UCLA Law Program on Philanthropy & Nonprofits invites you to join us for our first Lunch Talk on Careers in Nonprofits on Wednesday, September 6, from 12:15PM – 1:30PM, in Law Room 1430.

In this first presentation of a series on Nonprofit Careers, we feature four JDs, including two UCLA Law alumni, who work as counsel or oversee legal affairs for foundations.  Moderator Rose Chan Loui, Director of the Program on Philanthropy & Nonprofits, will discuss with the panelists what they do at their respective foundations, what motivates them in their roles, and how their careers in nonprofits evolved.  Our panelists will include:

  • Arun Baheti, VP, Operations, California Wellness Foundation
  • Lynell Davis, Associate General Counsel, The California Endowment
  • Joanna Kong, Chief Executive Officer, former General Counsel, Sun Family Foundation
  • Carol Bradford Worley, General Counsel & Charitable Advisor, California Community Foundation 

Event information:

Program on Philanthropy & Nonprofits Lunch Talk on Careers in Nonprofits

RSVP form: click HERE

Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Time: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Location: Law Room 1430​

Deadline to RSVP for lunch: Friday, September 1, 2023

*Lunch will be provided, please bring your own beverage.

*For questions about this event, please contact​

*This is a private event open to UCLA School of Law students, faculty staff, and affiliates only. 

December 1 and 2, 2022
26th Annual Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations

In conjunction with Loyola Law School, the Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits will host the 26th Annual Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations at the Omni Hotel.

September 30 and October 1, 2022
UCLA Law Symposium on the Restatement of the Law, Charitable Nonprofit Organizations

This event is by special invitation only.

The Symposium is the inaugural event sponsored by the new Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits at the Lowell Milken Institute for Business Law and Policy, UCLA School of Law and the American Law Institute. The Symposium will convene various thought leaders with different perspectives–including scholars, judges, practitioners both at firms and nonprofits, and regulators—to discuss various subjects addressed in the Restatement.

Keynote Speaker:
  • Ricardo Castro, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Featured Presenters:
  • Atinuke Adediran, Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
  • Jill Horwitz, David Sanders Professor of Law and Medicine and Faculty Director, Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits, UCLA School of Law
  • Garry Jenkins, Dean and Willam S. Pattee Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
  • Lloyd Mayer, Professor of Law Notre Dame Law School
  • Nancy McLaughlin, Robert W. Swenson Professor of Law, SJ Quinney College of Law, The University of Utah

Papers prepared for this event will be available online through UCLA Law Review Discourse.