Not-for-Profit Law

Bleakley Platt attorneys have represented not-for-profit and tax-exempt organizations in New York State for decades, including hospitals and other health care facilities, religious institutions, cemeteries, schools, charities, private foundations, homeowner associations and housing corporations.

We regularly serve as outside general counsel on behalf of many not-for-profit organizations and have experience with a wide range of matters, including:

  • Formation of not-for-profit corporations and filing for 501(c)(3) status
  • Corporate governance and compliance with New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law
  • Charitable giving, including planned giving and trusts
  • Real estate, including land use, environmental and zoning
  • General corporate
  • Litigation
  • Labor and employment

Bleakley Platt has a long history of service to the community, and many of our attorneys hold leadership positions with not-for-profit organizations, contributing their time and talents by serving on boards and committees in organizations throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley.

Our firm is committed to our clients’ success and believes that in some instances, an alternative fee arrangement may be preferable to a traditional hourly fee structure. Such arrangements require approval by the Firm’s management. To learn more about the Firm’s policy regarding alternative fee arrangements, click here to send an email or call to speak to a partner.

For any questions regarding our not-for-profit law practice group, please contact Partners James Ausili at (914) 287-6114 or Robert Braumuller at (914) 287-6185.