Hajjar Peters represents nonprofit and for-profit entities, as well as high-net worth nonprofit donors, to advise them on their organization and operations. Our clients include private foundations, publicly supported charities, arts and cultural groups, academic and religious institutions, social clubs, and sports associations. We advise them on their formation, incorporation, tax-exempt qualification, maintenance, reorganization, restructuring, and termination.


  • As part of our representation of charitable and nonprofit organizations, we:
  • - Obtain and maintain exemptions from federal income, state franchise and sales and use
  • - Assist in compliance with Internal Revenue Code provisions and IRS rulings, Treasury regulations, judicial decisions, state tax statutes, and administrative regulations
  • - Draft and interpret contracts
  • - Assist in interaction with for-profit entities, including joint venture arrangements
  • - Help directors and trustees of exempt organizations and charitable trusts with governance, indemnification, and insurance issues
  • - Create and maintain charitable lead and charitable remainder annuity trusts and unitrusts