Griffin Williams McMahon & Walsh Geneva, IL law firm

Nonprofit Organizations

The attorneys of Griffin Williams McMahon & Walsh LLP represent and serve on the boards of many nonprofit organizations, including charities, private foundations, and membership and trade associations. We provide advice to our nonprofit clients as outside general counsel and we assist these clients in navigating through a variety of nonprofit legal issues, which include:
  • Corporate governance
  • New entity formation
  • Tax and federal tax exemption
  • State Nonprofit Corporation Statutes and state and local registrations
  • Bylaws and board and committee structures
  • Chapters, subsidiaries and affiliates
  • Mergers, acquisitions, affiliations and joint ventures
  • Compliance and corporate compliance reviews
  • Fiduciary duties, codes of ethics and codes of conduct
  • Fundraising and marketing regulations and compliance
  • Advocacy, lobbying, political activity and antitrust guidance
  • Employment law, employment contracts, executive compensation and succession planning
  • Internal investigations
  • Meeting, event and vendor contracts
  • Board and employee policies and training
  • Enterprise risk management and insurance
  • Dispute resolution and litigation