Nonprofit Organization Lawyers

Helping Nonprofits Survive and Flourish in a Changing World

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC, conducts an active practice serving the needs of nonprofit organizations.

The firm's lawyers provide advice and services in matters involving formation of nonprofits, corporate governance and compliance issues. We also assist clients in transactional matters such as contracts, real estate and employment law, as well as mergers, consolidations and restructuring of nonprofit organizations.

Building on a Strong Base

Structuring a nonprofit organization from inception is critical in order to fulfill the mission of the organization in the future.

PLDO's nonprofit clients value our wide-ranging experience in corporate formation and governance issues. We prepare governance guidelines, bylaws, committee charters, long-term growth plans and other key policies that enable nonprofits to survive and flourish in a turbulent economic and social environment. We also help them develop best practices for managing their organizations and assist in conducting internal reviews of operations.

Growth, Consolidations and Restructuring

The attorneys at PLDO have significant experience advising and assisting their nonprofit clients when they are considering a merger, consolidation or affiliation with another organization. Services include incorporating the new entity, drafting bylaws, creating ethical compliance policies — including a conflict-of-interest policy — and assisting the organization with respect to obtaining federal tax exemption and filing the new 990. PLDO's team approach enables our nonprofit clients to efficiently lay the groundwork for future success.

Contact us for a consultation with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC.

Headquartered in Johnston, Rhode Island, PLDO is a full service law firm that provides a wide range of legal services and advocacy representation to nonprofit organizations.

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