Nonprofit Attorney Job in Newton, MA Near Me - 312244 |

Nonprofit Attorney

Type Full-Time

Location Massachusetts - Newton

Job ID CWR0312244

Experience Level Midlevel Associate

Job Experience Min. 5 - Max. 18 Years

Ranking 3 : Mostly Business $$$

Estimated Salary Lower than Highest Salary Band in Market (Varies by Firm)

Practice Areas Trusts and EstatesCorporate - GeneralNonprofit / Charities LawTax - Private Client ServicesEstate & Tax PlanningTrusts and Estates - General

2023-10-12 02:28:30

A law firm is seeking a Nonprofit Attorney in Newton, MA. The firm is looking for a qualified individual to assume significant responsibility, working closely with tax-exempt organizations and philanthropists throughout the US and abroad. Here are the details, duties, requirements, education, certifications, and skills for the position:

Job Overview: The Non-profit Attorney will play a pivotal role in providing legal counsel to tax-exempt organizations and philanthropists, offering practical and strategic guidance on nonprofit corporate, tax, and trust law matters.


  • Provide comprehensive legal counsel to tax-exempt organizations and philanthropists, addressing their non-profit corporate, tax, and trust law needs.
  • Develop and implement practical and strategic solutions tailored to each client's unique requirements.
  • Conduct legal research, analysis, and due diligence to ensure compliance with relevant regulations and laws.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including contracts, agreements, and tax filings.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, meetings, and before regulatory agencies or in court if necessary.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, offering one-on-one support and guidance.
  • Stay updated on changes in non-profit, tax, and trust law to provide informed advice.


  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience in non-profit corporate, tax, and/or trust law.
  • Strong ability to think practically and strategically when addressing client needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills for building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Admission to the bar in the relevant jurisdiction.


  • Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from an accredited law school.


  • Active membership in the relevant state bar association.


  • Profound understanding of non-profit corporate, tax, and trust law.
  • Strong legal research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Client-focused approach with one-on-one client service skills.
  • Negotiation and contract drafting skills.
  • Regulatory compliance knowledge.
  • Ability to adapt to evolving legal landscapes.

This law firm provides legal representation to nonprofit organizations, foundations, and businesses and families engaged in philanthropy. Its key practice areas include charitable contributions, trusts and endowments, nonprofit intellectual property, contracts & transactions, nonprofit ventures and social enterprise, mergers and nonprofits in transition, tax-exempt organization law & regulation, labor and employment, and nonprofit corporate law and governance. The firm's office is located in Crystal Newton, Massachusetts.

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