LYNN WATKINS is an attorney at Schiff Hardin LLP. Prior to law school, Lynn served as a staff member/intern for several non-profit and community service organizations where he was involved with grant writing, program development, teaching and assisting with planning. Since becoming an attorney, Lynn has voluntarily sought out pro bono work on behalf several non-profit and community service organizations in addition to his regular legal work. Specifically he has focused on setting up corporate structures for non-profits and helping to organize the manner in which the Board operates. Lynn is most proud of the extensive work he has done with Smarty Pants are Leaders (teaching kids leadership development through urban arts and gardening), Developing Community Project, Inc. (an organization seeking to train and empower residents in Rosewood to engage in community development and leadership), and the Kipp Ascend Charter School.