Practice Areas

The firm is very experienced and qualified in the broad range of legal issues affecting nonprofit organizations. The primary areas of practice within the nonprofit legal arena include the following, among others:

  • Tax and Federal Tax Exemption
  • Corporate Governance and State Nonprofit Corporation Statutes
  • Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets
  • Meeting, Vendor, and Other Contracts
  • Fundraising Regulation and Cause-Related Marketing
  • Charitable Gift Restrictions
  • Foundation and Other Grants
  • Employment Law, CEO Employment Contracts, and Executive Compensation
  • Social Media and Other Online Activity
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • International Operations
  • Antitrust
  • Certification, Accreditation, and Standard-Setting
  • Codes of Ethics and Codes of Conduct
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Affiliations, and Joint Ventures
  • Chapters, Subsidiaries, and Affiliates
  • Lobbying and Political Activity Regulation
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
  • Raffles, Sweepstakes, and Other Games of Chance
  • Insurance

In areas such as litigation, real estate transactions, complex employment law, employee benefits, government grants and contracts, federal and international trademark registrations, and complex international regulation – where nuanced, specialized expertise is required – Tenenbaum Law Group has longstanding relationships with other attorneys and firms that share the same practice approach and to whom TLG regularly and seamlessly refers its clients with confidence.

Meet Our Team

Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum's Profile Image
Jeff is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit attorneys, and a highly regarded and frequent author, lecturer, media commentator, and expert witness on nonprofit legal matters. Formerly the longtime chair of one of the country’s largest nonprofit law practices, he is the recipient of numerous distinguished national awards and honors.
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Nisha G. Thakker's Profile Image
Nisha is an experienced in-house nonprofit attorney and senior-level business partner. Formerly the associate general counsel of a large REALTOR® association in Northern Virginia, she has a broad understanding of nonprofit legal matters as well as business operations, governance, and development.
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