We counsel various tax-exempt organizations in the areas of governmental compliance, corporate governance, leadership succession, public relations and general corporate matters.

Representative Matters

  • Drafting governance documents for Board of Directors and Board standing committees, and assisting the Board in implementing governance practices
  • Assisting a corporate Board in the preparation and implementation of a succession plan for its office of the President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Preparing and completing a multi-million dollar mortgage refinance for a local church
  • Serving as general counsel for a national, member-based non-profit
  • Preparing and implementing a strategic alliance relationship between a non-profit client and a member-based venture capital 501(c)(6) organization
  • Instituting amended Bylaws for a 501(c)(6) nonprofit and its supporting organization under 509(a)(3) of the IRC.
  • Counsel to an 8(a) contractor and have helped that organization with employment matters, benefits issues, and have provided general governance guidance.
  • Represented a defense contractor in connection with a reorganization and cash out of former owners
  • Preparing and assisting with the implementation of  conflict of interest policies and disclosures for Directors, Officers and employees
  • Preparing and implementing charitable giving, plans and agreements for not for profit clients

Representative Matters- Lobbying and Legislation

  • Lobbying before the Maryland House and Senate on behalf of a non-profit trade association
  • Working with Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation on behalf of non-profit to provide comment upon regulations and to help create and revise laws.
  • Registration of trademarks, including a national non-profit organization

Representative Matters- Labor and Employment

  • Termination of executive employees
  • Negotiation of employment agreements for executive employee
  • Establishment and implementation of deferred compensation plans for executive employees
  • Negotiation of D&O coverage for directors and officers of client companies
  • Drafting of director indemnification agreements