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We serve nonprofits of all types and sizes, offering creative legal advice grounded in over 20 years of specialized experience in nonprofit law.
Ellis McGehee Carter is a nonprofit lawyer licensed to practice in Washington and Arizona and advising tax-exempt organizations on federal tax matters nationwide. Ellis exclusively represents nonprofit, tax-exempt, and mission-based businesses with respect to corporate, tax, and regulatory matters as well as donors with respect to major gifts. Ellis spent 13 years practicing nonprofit corporate and tax law with large firms, forming Caritas Law Group (formerly Carter Law Group) in 2010.
Ellis loves representing nonprofits and philanthropists because their visionary ideas and lofty goals inspire her. Ellis publishes a blog, charitylawyerblog.com, which aims to demystify nonprofit law and governance one post at a time. When not assisting clients, Ellis loves to read, play with her five pugs, spend time in Washington state, explore Tempe by bicycle, attend theatrical performances, and travel with her family.