Nonprofit Law
Lara & Davis LLP’s attorneys are deeply committed to serving the legal needs of the nonprofit sector. L&D brings significant expertise in representing California tax-exempt organizations, including low income housing providers. Our attorneys provide practical strategies and structures for sound nonprofit governance and critical legal documents that are attuned to the unique needs and requirements of each client.

Lara & Davis LLP has successfully represented nonprofit organizations in the areas of general nonprofit law, contracts, corporate governance, federal and state grants, funding source disputes, administrative appeals, litigation, labor and employment law, private fundraising, real estate, taxation, and regulatory compliance.

L&D attorneys regularly serve as outside counsel for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations to ensure they have access to responsive and top-quality counsel for various legal and operational matters. At L&D, we are experienced in representing a wide-range of nonprofit and charitable organizations, including affordable housing providers, charter schools, Head Start agencies, religious institutions, and health and fitness foundations.

L&D provides the following legal services to nonprofits:

  • Drafting and filing corporate formation documents (Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws)
  • Filing attorney general registration documents
  • Drafting and filing documents required to obtain tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
  • Advising boards of directors and officers on corporate governance, employment, and operational matters
  • Drafting corporate policies and procedures
  • Representing nonprofits in various litigation matters