Dawn Bryant manages the legal affairs of the Foundation. She worked previously in the private client group at Dechert, LLP, an international law firm in Philadelphia, where she focused on U.S. and international estate and tax planning and on tax-exempt and other nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Ms. Bryant worked closely with the late Sir John Templeton in developing the structure and operations of the John Templeton Foundation.
Ms. Bryant received her B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania and her J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School, where she earned Order of the Coif honors and was a student note editor on the Journal of Transnational Law. Ms. Bryant is a member of the American Association of Corporate Counsel and has been a guest speaker for various professional groups on estate and tax planning and fiduciary law.