Non-Profit

Non-Profit

For more than twenty-five years, our firm’s lawyers have successfully represented non-profit, quasi-governmental and other organizations that operate under different tax and structural laws and guidelines than other institutions.

Non-Profit Organizations
The activities and responsibilities of organizations that are exempt from or otherwise not subject to income taxes present many business and legal challenges requiring sophisticated counsel. Through our non-profit practice, we represent clients in a variety of sectors, including health care providers, educational institutions, museums, arts centers and private foundations. We advise our clients on a wide range of issues regarding structure and governance, including:

  • Organizational structure and tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3)
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Directors and officers liability
  • The structure and responsibilities of boards of directors and board committees
  • Related employment, management and operational matters
  • The negotiation of leases and other business agreements with third parties

Quasi-Governmental Organizations
Our firm regularly represents New York quasi-governmental organizations, which are organized and operate under New York legislation specific to each organization. Our representation of these clients encompasses all of the following:

  • Real estate-related and other transactional matters
  • Day-to-day employment, managerial and operational matters
  • The negotiation of leases and other business agreements with third parties
  • Advice to governing boards and audit, governance, compensation, finance and other board committees
  • The preparation and application of ethics, conflict of interest, procurement, employment, whistleblower and other policies

For more information about our Non-Profit practice, we invite you to contact:

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