Authors Alliance Welcomes Research Assistant Derek Chipman

Posted January 14, 2022

We are pleased to announce that Derek Chipman has joined the Authors Alliance team as a research assistant, supporting our educational and advocacy efforts.

Derek comes to Authors Alliance from the Office of the County Counsel in Tehama County, California, where he served as a deputy county counsel. He was previously a law fellow at California Lawyers for the Arts. Derek holds a J.D. from U.C. Berkeley School of Law, where he was a student clinician with Berkeley’s Samuelson Technology, Law, and Policy Clinic, and is licensed to practice in California.

“I’m excited to join Authors Alliance and use my research skills and interest in IP Law to support authors and their rights while advocating for policies that allow their works to be widely read,” says Derek. 

Please join us in welcoming Derek to the Authors Alliance Community!