Phillips Nizer LLP | Sophisticated Legal Service | Not-For-Profit
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Practices & Industries


We counsel a wide array of not-for-profit organizations, including hospitals, schools, charities, private foundations and other not-for-profit entities, often acting as general counsel to these organizations.

Our services include:

Board Development & Governance
- Incorporating, drafting and amending bylaws and securing tax exempt status
- Conducting meetings and elections
- Reviewing conflicts of interest and indemnification issues
- Creating and administering industry associations

- Tax advice regarding gifts & bequests
- Government grant and contract advocacy
- Negotiating and drafting joint venture and other agreements 

Human Resources
- Negotiating and drafting management employment agreements
- Collective bargaining negotiations and representation elections
- Disciplinary matters and internal investigations

Intellectual Property
- Protecting confidential trade secrets
- Licensing and protecting trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property

Real Estate
- Acquiring and disposing of real property
- Negotiating and drafting leases
- Financing

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