Tax-Exempt Organizations

Latham’s Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice helps tax-exempt clients advance their missions by advising on tax and corporate issues.

Why Latham

We have experience advising a wide range of tax-exempt clients, including private foundations, human and civil rights organizations, social welfare organizations, business leagues and trade associations, tax-exempt universities and other educational institutions, as well as scientific research and healthcare organizations.

We help tax-exempt clients navigate a full spectrum of matters, including entity formations, mergers, and dissolutions, board governance matters, tax audits, and more.

Awards & Rankings

  • Three Latham & Watkins Partners Named “Top Women Lawyers” in California - May 10, 2011
  • Asian-Counsel Names Latham & Watkins UAE “Firm of the Year” in Restructuring & Insolvency, Life Sciences and Tax - September 12, 2010
  • Latham & Watkins' Global Tax Practice Receives Top Tier Rankings in International Tax Review's World Tax 2010 Guide - October 13, 2009
  • Los Angeles Tax Practice Named "Tax Firm of the Year" - September 30, 2009
The lawyers in Latham’s Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice have years of experience representing nonprofit and charitable organizations, their financing partners — including investment banks, commercial banks and private equity funds — and philanthropists.


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Thought Leadership

7 Steps for Success After Forming a Section 501(c)(3) Organization7 Important Considerations Before Forming a Section 501(c)(3) OrganizationIRS Exempts Some Hospitals from Form 990 Reporting Requirements

Webcasts & Podcasts

Internal Revenue Service: Successfully Navigating the IRS Audit for Large Business and International Taxpayers