Eileen Morgan Johnson Named to ASAE Council

Date: October 4, 2007

Baltimore – Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (WTP) attorney is pleased to announce that Eileen Morgan Johnson, Esq. has been named to the Legal Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) & The Center of Association Leadership, effective July 1, 2007.  Johnson is an attorney within the firm's Nonprofit Organizations Group.    

Johnson will serve a one-year appointment on the 22-person council with the possibility of serving up to three consecutive terms.  The Legal Section is dedicated to disseminating knowledge and connecting professionals concerned with association legal issues.  Founded in 1920, the ASAE has more than 22,000 association CEOs, staff professionals, industry partners, and consultant members. 

As former in-house counsel at the National Wildlife Federation for almost twenty years (the last eight of which were as general counsel and corporate secretary), Johnson offers her clients a first-hand understanding of matters particular to organizations.  A prolific author and frequent presenter, Johnson has addressed the national Association of Corporate Counsel numerous times on issues related to both nonprofits and the general counsel function within an organization, and has published articles in Corporate Counsel News and the Legal Times.  Johnson was a presenter at ASAE's recent Association Law Symposium and will be speaking at other upcoming ASAE programs.

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