Nonprofit/Tax-Exempt Organizations


Downey Brand’s attorneys have assisted nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations across the spectrum, from business-oriented entities like trade associations, agricultural cooperatives, and credit unions to charities, foundations, and higher education institutions. We have significant experience helping clients comply with the stringent regulations that govern nonprofit entities, including campaign finance and asset management rules.

In addition to our work on the matters unique to nonprofit organizations, we assist tax-exempt clients with issues such as tax compliance, employment law, and litigation. As a law firm with comprehensive business law practices, we can harness a broad and deep collective knowledge to tackle the problems that nonprofit organizations encounter – and to shape the law even before it is passed. From complex business acquisitions and the establishment of new nonprofits to land use, insurance, and intellectual property matters, Downey Brand is a leading advocate for tax-exempt organizations in California and beyond.