In counseling nonprofits, we take great care of those who care for others.


Not-for-profit doesn’t mean not complicated. Stuart & Branigin understands the world of philanthropy because we’ve been part of it for generations, as lawyers and volunteers. From tax-exemption to regulatory compliance, our nonprofit practice attorneys will guide you through the complexities surrounding charitable law and regulations.

Nonprofit lawyers from Stuart & Branigin.

From special counsel to broad organizational representation, Stuart & Branigin’s nonprofit lawyers can guide you through the ins and outs of nonprofit law. Services we commonly provide include:

  • Employment issues
  • Negotiating with the IRS
  • Charitable contribution issues
  • Distributions and endowments
  • Organizational governance
  • Non-profit applications
  • Executive compensation
  • Governing documents and regulations
  • Committee charters
  • Conflicts of interest policies
  • Board/staff relations and succession plans
  • Delegation and accountability
  • Taxes and tax exemptions

Counseling organizations who give back.

Nonprofits come in all shapes, sizes, and areas of philanthropic interest. It’s what makes them so special and so immensely valuable to our communities. Some of the not-for-profit clients our attorneys represent include:

  • Charities and charitable donations
  • Churches and religious institutions
  • Colleges and universities
  • Public and private schools
  • Hospitals and research institutions
  • Community foundations
  • Social services
  • Gift giving foundations
  • Endowments
  • Private foundations and endowments