Helping Nonprofits Flourish In A Changing World
The attorneys at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC conduct an active practice serving the needs of nonprofit organizations.
Our lawyers provide advice and services in matters involving the 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.
Our 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
Our attorneys 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. Our team approach enables our nonprofit clients to efficiently lay the groundwork for future success.
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Further Resources And Information
- The For-Profit Subsidiary as a Strategy for the Nonprofit
- Analysis of a Tax-Exempt Nonprofit Organization
- Best Practices Checklist for Effective Nonprofit Management
- Fiduciary Duties for the Board Member of a Nonprofit Organization
- First it was Enron …Then Big Banks …. Is the Nonprofit Next?
- Sports Gambling Legalization: Looking Back and What’s Ahead