Julie Chen is the General Counsel of Share Our Strength. In her role, Julie is responsible for all legal matters affecting Share Our Strength including in the areas of advocacy, fundraising, programs, tax, employment, contracts, risk and governance, among others.
Over her 30 years of experience, Julie has counseled and represented for-profit and nonprofit organizations in her many positions from partner of a major law firm to Chief Legal Officer of the US Tennis Association, as well as in various roles with Verizon and the Smithsonian Institution.
Julie graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of California, Irvine and cum laude from Michigan Law School. She is an avid tennis fan and lives in Washington DC with her husband and daughters.