As a nonprofit, you devote your time and resources to the pursuit of your mission and objectives. Finding insightful outside counsel at a reasonable cost can be a challenge. We understand the economic realities you face – and can offer cost-effective, practical solutions to your legal needs. Our commitment to nonprofits is reflected in more than just the services we provide. Many of our attorneys serve as officers and directors or chair boards at nonprofit organizations, giving them first-hand experience with the issues you face. We work with a wide range of nonprofit organizations, from some of the largest charitable organizations in the country to professional associations and advocacy groups. We offer a wide range of services to nonprofits, including:


  • Worked with technology transfer division of a nationally known nonprofit healthcare system to structure investment in for-profit subsidiary formed for purpose of commercializing intellectual property 
  • Prepared policies and advised board with respect to compliance with Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act for significant educational and healthcare providers. 
  • Analyzed nonprofit hospital system's joint venture with for profit organization relating to permitted governance and profit sharing structure. 
  • Analyzed and advised board of hospital system on issues relating to characterization of income stream as unrelated business taxable income. 
  • Analyzed, prepared and submitted private letter ruling request on behalf of significant religious denomination. 
  • Served as counsel for significant social service agency in its non-merger affiliation with similar social service agency. 
  • Represented 2,000 member fraternal organization in merger with larger national fraternal organization. 
  • Reversed revocation of tax-exempt status for fraternal organization in part by formation of for-profit subsidiary. 
  • Serve as benefit counsel for a multi-location hospital system with respect to its executive compensation, retirement and health and welfare programs. 
  • Serve as benefit counsel to a major cultural and theatrical organization with respect to its retirement and health programs. 
  • Represented and consulted with a hospital system to direct and oversee the termination of its overfunded pension fund and arranged for a multimillion dollar reversion, which was transferred to its foundation. 
  • Represented numerous nonprofit healthcare institutions in negotiating collective bargaining agreements. 
  • Represented nonprofit hospitals in negotiations with various doctor groups and doctors in medical practice issues, non-compete matters, and credentialing disputes. 
  • Analyzed and addressed real estate tax exemption matters related to numerous nonprofit entities, including lobbying for changes to Ohio laws to clarify property tax exemptions for certain nonprofits.




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