Non-Profit & Government

We represent many public charities, private foundations, trade associations, and other tax-exempt entities, such as universities and hospitals.

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We represent many public charities, private foundations, trade associations, and other tax-exempt entities, such as universities and hospitals. Our corporate, tax, and trusts and estates attorneys work collaboratively with clients on the tax and business issues specific to these entities, as well as on legal issues that may affect the organization. For insurance, health care, and other businesses and industries that are heavily regulated, our attorneys advise clients on compliance and reporting. Our team is also poised to handle litigation and administrative proceedings around regulatory actions.

  • Representation of the Telfair Museum of Art in connection with the following:
    • The borrowing of tax-exempt bond proceeds used to construct a portion of the Jepson Center for the Arts.
    • The replacement of a letter of credit facility.
  • Representation of low-income housing developers in connection with the borrowing and reinvestment of tax-exempt housing bond proceeds used for the construction of low-income, multifamily housing.
  • Represented nonprofit purchaser in multi-phased acquisition of 257 acres of undeveloped property on St. Simons Island for conservation.
  • Advising a large tax-exempt organization on compensation issues for key employees under the “intermediate sanctions” provisions of the Internal Revenue Code.
  • Representing a local hospital in connection with the consolidation through a joint operating venture of another local hospital. This transaction involved the combination and consolidation of upwards of twenty nonprofit and for-profit entities through both stock and non-stock transactions. This transaction also involved the issuance of tax-exempt bonds.
  • Obtaining tax-exempt status for respective cancer, ophthalmology, and otolaryngology entities

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