Nonprofit Lawyers

A strong nonprofit organization can change the landscape of a community. This sector of the economy fills the gap between what the market demands and what goods and services are actually provided by private sector and government-run organizations.

These unique organizations require skillful representation to operate in accordance with discrete legal requirements. At Sandler & Mara, PC, we assist founders, managers and board members of Connecticut nonprofits understand the advantages and disadvantages of various legal mechanisms, and provide guidance for driving their success.

The Support Nonprofits Need In Administrative, Business And Commercial Law

Attorneys James Sandler and Daniel Mara offer representation to nonprofit clients in a wide range of industries, including educational institutions, social service providers, health care organizations, political and public policy organizations, charitable foundations, trade associations and more.

As experienced nonprofit lawyers, we bring insight and strategy to complex legal decisions, including those that involve:

  • Nonprofit formation and legal status
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Organizational structures and management
    • Boards of directors
    • Officers
    • Memberships
    • Volunteer relations
  • Contract drafting, negotiation and review
  • Real estate transactions, including buying, selling, developing and leasing property
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) qualification rules and regulations
  • Financial and legal implications of fundraising and charitable giving
  • Public policy and lobbying issues

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If your nonprofit organization is facing challenges like shifts in the marketplace, new developments in legislation and the complex interplay between public sector organizations, private sector organizations and funding constraints, we can help. We work energetically with each of our clients directly to develop and achieve their goals in the legal realm.