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Not-For-Profit

Phillips Nizer attorneys have experience counseling a wide array of not-for-profit organizations, including hospitals, schools, charities, private foundations and other not-for-profit entities.  In a number of instances, the firm’s attorneys have acted as general counsel to these organizations.

We offer the full range of services necessary in today’s complex operating environment including:

Board Development & Governance
- Incorporation, drafting and amendment of bylaws, and securing tax exempt status
- Conduct of meetings and elections
- Review of conflicts of interest and indemnification issues
- Creation and administration of industry associations

Financial
- Tax advice regarding gifts & bequests
- Government grant and contract advocacy
- Contract and joint venture and negotiation and drafting

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

Intellectual Property
- Protection of confidential trade secrets
- Licensing and protection of trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual property

Real Estate
- Acquisition and disposition of real property including asset disposition proceedings
  before the NYS Supreme Court  and NYS Attorney General
- Lease negotiations and drafting
- Financing

Attorneys practicing in this area:

Sandra J. DuBoff
Richard J. Duffy
Michael W. Galligan
Marc A. Landis
Tiberio Schwartz