Who We Serve



We provide nonprofit legal services with respect to the following:

  • Public charity rules and regulations
  • Private foundation rules and regulations
  • Governance
  • Commercial and entrepreneurial activities
  • Risk management
  • Fundraising counsel
  • Nonprofit organizational relationships
  • Charter Schools
  • International philanthropy
  • Annual reporting
  • Social enterprise
  • Contract drafting and review
  • Compensation
  • Presentations and trainings for boards and staff



  • Hiring Independent Contractors

    Nonprofits resort to hiring independent contractors because they are often trying to “do more with less.” This common refrain of nonprofit organizations, intended to maximize the value of each donated or granted dollar, often results in small staff headcounts and employees who are handling heavy workloads and balancing multiple responsibilities. When the next need arises,

  • Charitable Solicitation Registration Updates

    Charities that seek to maintain nationwide state charitable solicitation registration know that the various states’ laws, practices, and procedures are constantly changing. Recent changes to state solicitation registration requirements for nonprofits include the following: California – Schedule B No Longer Required The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled against the California Attorney General in Americans for

  • Nonprofit Directors vs. Officers

    Nonprofits run more effectively with a well-functioning board of directors and clearly defined officer roles. Yet there can be confusion between the two different roles, especially when a person serves as both a director and an officer. Understanding the difference between the two can help eliminate confusion and avoid conflicts of interest.    Nonprofit Directors A