Lindquist represents nonprofit clients of all sizes and in a spectrum of sectors, providing grounded legal counsel to private foundations, operating foundations, public charities, trade associations, and health care providers. Our nonprofit attorneys specialize in matters covering advice on governance, federal and state compliance, operational issues, joint ventures, mergers and multi-tier operating structures involving tax exempt and for-profit organizations.
Lindquist assists nonprofit organizations through developing and implementing reorganization structures to enhance program operating strategies and compliance with applicable federal and state laws, and we help clients to develop and amend Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, Board and employee policies, investment policies, management compensation, grant-making procedures, contracts and annual meeting minutes.
We also counsel clients in the nonprofit space on compliance issues, including applying for and maintaining exempt status, filing applicable tax returns, and meeting state registration requirements. Our nonprofit attorneys represent organizations responding to IRS and Attorney General inquiries in federal and state audits and administrative appeals. We also provide training for boards of directors on issues of interest for your organization.
From preparing legal opinions to pursuing private letter rulings to providing practical legal advice on a host of nonprofit law issues, our attorneys can help your organization protect its interests while advancing its aims.