Nonprofit Organizations

Our non-profit attorneys advise clients on a wide array of legal and business issues particular to nonprofit and tax exempt organizations. This includes the organization and incorporation of nonprofits, governance and management issues, social enterprise, donation planning, employment issues, director and officer responsibility, and liability matters. Our attorneys also work with clients and their accountants on tax issues like maintaining an organization’s exempt status, unrelated business income, program-related investments, applicability of sales taxes and regulatory compliance.

Our clients include:

  • Churches
  • Educational institutions; private schools
  • Fraternal organizations
  • Hospitals
  • Foundations
  • Historical societies

Services

  • Charitable fundraising, charitable gifting programs, donations, and deferred giving programs
  • Collections
  • Conduit tax-exempt bond financing
  • Conflict of interest policies
  • Construction law and litigation
  • Contracts – negotiating and drafting
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment issues
  • Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leasing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Obtaining and maintaining tax exempt status
  • Property acquisitions/sales
  • Property and sales tax exemptions
  • Real Estate law, land use and development, zoning, environmental issues
  • Strategic planning
  • Structure and entity formation
  • Structuring and amending organizational documents