Not-for-profit organizations play a vital role in serving our communities. These organizations face unique business challenges and require sophisticated legal representation and services. Whiteman Osterman & Hanna’s multi-disciplinary practice understands the business of not-for-profits, and provides a full range of services to help our clients meet these challenges through solutions that are tailored to each not-for-profit's business and circumstances.

Our Not-for-Profit practice draws on the experience and expertise from attorneys from several of the Firm’s practice groups, and works with new and existing not-for-profit organizations on issues related to:

  • Labor and Employment Matters
  • Corporate Governance/Bylaws/Policies
  • Board of Director Trainings
  • Contract Matters
  • Tax Matters
  • Real Estate and Land Use
  • Mergers & Acquisitions/Dissolutions
  • Retirement Plans (403(b) and 457 plans)
  • Disposition of Assets
  • Obtaining a 501(c)(3) designation
  • Litigation

We bring cost-effective and creative solutions to a diverse client base that includes:

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Trade and Industry Organizations/Associations
  • School Districts
  • Hospitals
  • Charter Schools
  • Religious Organizations
  • Libraries and Museums
  • Foundations/Supporting Organizations/Fundraising Arms
  • Land Banks
  • Charitable Organizations

A Commitment to the Not-for-Profit Community

Since its inception, Whiteman Osterman & Hanna has been committed to supporting not-for-profits throughout the Capital Region. As a Firm and individually, the attorneys and staff contribute to the not-for-profit community through financial support, serving on boards and committees, corporate sponsorship, offering time and resources, and participating in many local events and activities.

Our Not-for-Profit Team:

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