Erik Dryburgh is a principal in the law firm of Adler & Colvin, a law firm specializing in representing nonprofit organizations and their donors. He has an undergraduate business degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and earned his J.D. at the University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive). Erik's areas of expertise include charitable gift planning, not-for-profit organizations, donor-advised funds and endowments.
Erik has authored the chapter "Charitable Remainder Trusts," in California Estate Planning, Continuing Education of the Bar (2002) and published numerous articles on charitable gift planning.
Erik is the Chair of the Charitable Planning and Exempt Organizations Committee of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), and a member of the American Bar Association's Real Property, Trust and Estate Section. He is a past Board member of the Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (formerly NCPG), the San Francisco Estate Planning Council, and the Northern California Planned Giving Council. Erik received the 2005 Phil Hoffmire Service Award from the Northern California Planned Giving Council.