Brian Chase

General Counsel, Michelson Philanthropies

Michelson Found Animals Foundation

Brian Chase is general counsel of Michelson Philanthropies. Prior to joining Michelson Philanthropies, he was assistant general counsel for AIDS Healthcare Foundation, one of the largest nonprofit providers of HIV/AIDS medical care to underserved people around the world. Brian was the first attorney in the Dallas office of Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, a national LGBT legal organization. While working with Lambda, Brian was part of the appellate team for Lawrence v. Texas at the United States Supreme Court. Brian attended law school at Tulane University and earned an undergraduate degree in religion from Wake Forest University.