The Tax Exempt Organizations Section provides a forum for practitioners interested in the law of nonprofit organizations. Monthly lunch meetings cover featured education topics and allow members to exchange information and ideas about practice issues and developments. The Section also initiates or participates in legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts, as appropriate.

Tax-Exempt Organizations Committees

  • Chapter 180 Working Group
  • Fundamentals Series
    The Fundamentals Series focuses on the fundamentals of Tax-Exempt Organizations. It's monthly meetings typically feature a presentation on topics of interest to new practitioners. For the 2013-2014 program series, the meetings will focus on 501(c)(3) private foundations.

    Contact Information

    Ellen C. Lubell

    (617) 969-9610

    Kevin Matthew Ellis

    Hemenway & Barnes LLP

    (617) 227-7940

  • Steering Committee
    The leadership committee of the Section organizes programs and discusses policy. To inquire about opportunities, please contact the Section Co-Chairs.
  • Tax Exempt Organizations Education Committee
    Help develop relevant and innovative educational sessions led by a diverse group of talented speakers for Tax Exempt practitioners.

    Contact Information

    Alyssa Chandler Fitzgerald

    Goodwin Procter LLP

    (617) 570-1541

    Erin Couture

    Grant Thornton LLP - Boston Office

    (617) 848-5039

    Samuel Bombaugh

    Sullivan & Worcester LLP

    (617) 338-2450

    Barbara E. Hunt

    Beth Israel Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

    (781) 744-5100

    Elka T. Sachs

    Krokidas & Bluestein LLP

    (617) 482-7211

    Jocelyn A. Bishop

    Jocelyn Bishop Consulting

    (978) 7991068

  • Tax Exempt Organizations Public Policy
    The BBA is very active in legislative and regulatory changes. Tax attorneys are often asked to lend their expertise.

    Contact Information

    Tonja Mettlach

    Massachusetts Workforce Association

    (1) 2633388

    Eleanor Anne Evans

    Hemenway & Barnes LLP

    (617) 227-7940