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TLG “Ranked” by the Prestigious U.S. Legal 500 in the 2022 National Not-for-Profit Category – One of Only 19 Law Firms Nationwide and the Only Boutique Firm
June 8, 2022
Tenenbaum Law Group PLLC has been “ranked” by the prestigious U.S. Legal 500 for 2022 in the national Not-for-Profit category. One of only 19 law firms ranked nationwide and the only boutique firm, this is a highly coveted, distinguished honor. TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum is also one of only five members of the U.S. Legal 500 Not-for-Profit Hall of Fame. Details can be found here and here.
Here are excerpts from the published client testimonials:
“This is the most responsive legal firm that I have worked with in my career. They are quick to respond and quick to provide work product. Some firms tend to ramble, but not the Tenenbaum Law Group. They listen to our concerns and provide clear, concise responses.”
“Jeff and Nisha are an incredible team – they get how their work impacts their clients – not just legally, but operationally and financially as well.”
“Jeff Tenenbaum is a leading expert in non-profit law. He is extremely knowledgeable and responsive to client questions and concerns.”
“Jeff Tenenbaum and his team are exceptional partners for associations in their legal and governance needs. Tenenbaum is smart, practical, and easy to work with.”
“TLG is extremely responsive and gets work done quickly. Jeff Tenenbaum has a very practical, real-world approach to solving problems, which makes him a pleasure to work with.”
“Tenenbaum Law Group didn’t miss a beat during COVID-19, despite an increased workload with event cancellation negotiations, PPP loan questions, and Employee Retention Tax credit questions. They provide expertise in the not-for-profit industry and during the last year have provided informed advice regarding a range of issues including COVID-19 specific issues, bylaws, and board governance, filing an Amicus Curiae Brief, and hotel negotiations.”
In addition to other honors and recognitions, in its first year of existence, TLG was awarded the (top) Tier 1 designation in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for Nonprofit/Charities Law for 2021 by Best Law Firms/U.S. News & World Report®, and then again for 2022. The firm is one of only six law firms in the region to have been granted this distinguished Tier 1 honor in 2021 and 2022, and the only boutique firm among them. The unsolicited testimonials received by Best Law Firms/U.S. News & World Report® from the firm’s clients can be read here.
TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum Quoted in New York Magazine Article, “The BLM Mystery: Where Did the Money Go?”
January 31, 2022
TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum was quoted in the January 31, 2022 issue of New York Magazine in an article that explores the “murky finances of Black Lives Matter”: ”I described the activity to Jeffrey Tenenbaum, a nonprofit lawyer in Washington, D.C., with nearly three decades of experience. ‘The transactions at issue certainly raise eyebrows and potential red flags,’ he said, cautioning that he was offering a general assessment of the law in this area and hadn’t reviewed the details of the transactions. He said they could run afoul of state and federal prohibitions on self-dealing and transactions among related parties.”
TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum Quoted in Defense Daily on the Legality of Vaccine Mandates at Association Conferences
January 31, 2022
Michigan Society of Association Executives’ The Update Publishes Jeff Tenenbaum’s New Article, “Unrelated Business Income Tax: A Comprehensive Overview for Nonprofits”
January 20, 2022
The Michigan Society of Association Executives’ The Update published TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum’s new article, “Unrelated Business Income Tax: A Comprehensive Overview for Nonprofits,” in its January 20, 2022 edition.
January 4, 2022
The Tenenbaum Law Group (TLG) is pleased to announce the promotion of Nisha Thakker to Partner, effective January 1, 2022. A co-founder of the firm two years ago with Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum, Nisha has been an integral part of TLG since its inception and is an extremely accomplished nonprofit attorney on whom so many of the firm’s clients rely for regular legal advice and counsel. Founded on January 1, 2020 by Jeff and Nisha, TLG is a nationally recognized, Washington, DC-based, three-attorney boutique law firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector, with approximately 500 clients across the United States. The firm’s client base is composed principally of nonprofit organizations – such as trade and professional associations, charities, international NGOs, arts and cultural institutions, think tanks, health care entities, foundations, and the like – as well as select companies and executives that work with or provide services to nonprofits.
November 15, 2021
Tenenbaum Law Group’s Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum and Counsel Nisha Thakker are quoted extensively in this article in ASAE’s Associations Now about the fact that after trade and professional associations experienced costly event-cancellation penalties due to the pandemic, many are looking at their meeting contracts differently and incorporating new provisions when possible. Tenenbaum and Thakker offer numerous practical tips to associations in connection with the negotiation of their meeting contracts.
November 9, 2021
Following TLG Counsel Nisha Thakker’s October 26, 2021 presentation at the Wisconsin Society of Association Executives’ 2021 Annual Summit, Impact Association Management CEO and Founder Jodi Fisher published a blog entry about her takeaways from Nisha’s discussion of meeting contract considerations during and beyond COVID-19. “Though it’s not always the most thrilling topic, she did a great job keeping us engaged, throwing in some good humor, and giving us some really solid material,” said Fisher. “Contract clauses, supply and demand, and meeting planning have changed fairly significantly since the pandemic hit us, and as meeting professionals, we have to stay on top of these trends in order to protect our clients’ events. There were many, many takeaways, but here were a few that really stuck out to me,” said Fisher, as she went on to describe her four key takeaways.
Tenenbaum Law Group One of Only Six Law Firms to Receive 2022 Tier 1 Washington, DC Designation by Best Law Firms/U.S. News & World Report for Nonprofit/Charities Law
November 4, 2021
Tenenbaum Law Group is very proud to have once again been awarded – in its second year of existence – the (top) Tier 1 designation in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for Nonprofit/Charities Law for 2022 by Best Law Firms/U.S. News & World Report. The firm is one of only six law firms in the region to have been granted this distinguished 2022 honor in Tier 1 (there were 11 total firms in the three tiers combined) – and the only boutique firm among the six. In addition, TLG’s Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum was, once again, awarded the Best Lawyers designation for 2022 for Nonprofit/Charities Law nationally by Best Law Firms/U.S. News & World Report, an honor he has received every year since 2012. Comments from a number of the firm’s clients can be found here.
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October 20, 2021
The American Bar Association’s Business Law Today publishes TLG Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum’s new article, “Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT): A Comprehensive Overview for Nonprofits.” According to the ABA’s LinkedIn post about the article, “Review the basic UBIT rules and examine three key exceptions to UBIT that enable nonprofits to strategically plan to maximize their revenues and minimize their income taxes.”
October 20, 2021
Tenenbaum Law Group’s Managing Partner Jeff Tenenbaum is quoted in this article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy about a newly enacted California law that, starting on January 1, 2023, will be regulating online fundraising platforms, imposing significant and multi-faceted new requirements. “Jeff Tenenbaum, a lawyer who focuses on nonprofit legal issues, says the California law will effectively set a nationwide standard for platforms that operate nationally. ‘Effectively, you have to comply with California in order to do any nationwide campaign,’ he says.” “Tenenbaum doesn’t think the law will bring fundraising platforms to a grinding halt but says it will require a change in business practices. ‘These are the kind of things that we generally recommend anyway,’ he says. ‘Now they’re going to be codified into law.’”