Tax-Exempt and Nonprofit Organizations


Gallagher & Kennedy’s lawyers are experienced in representation of tax-exempt organizations before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the implementation of best practices in non-profit governance. Our clients include charitable organizations, private foundations and non-profit entities.

  • Entity formation
  • Applications for tax exemption
  • Representation before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Nonprofit corporate governance
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Director and officer liability
  • Bylaws
  • Structuring boards and  board committees
  • Policies and procedures
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Codes of ethics and standards of conduct
  • Committee charters
  • Succession planning