Since 1970, WC&B has provided expert legal services to a broad range of trade associations, professional societies, public charities, private foundations, scientific organizations, churches, clubs, schools and civic groups, lobbying groups, and political committees and candidates.
In providing legal and counseling services, the attorneys at WC&B seek to combine their legal experience with solid business judgment gained from over five decades of servicing nonprofit organizations.
Our clients appreciate this approach, as well as our ability to effectively address their needs by involving attorneys with complementary areas of expertise.
Offering general legal advice and counseling to officers, directors and staff
Working with clients to establish and obtain tax-exemption
Conducting antitrust and general legal audits
Attending and making presentations at meetings for new board members in the areas of fiduciary obligations, antitrust and governance
Acquiring U.S. postal permits to mail at non-profit standard mail rates
Counseling on unrelated business income matters
Drafting of employment agreements, handbooks, reviewing and negotiating all types of contracts, releases and leases; Abundant experience in the handling of convention center and hotel contracts
Lobbying extensively to include monitoring of Congressional legislation and analysis of regulatory developments on various topics
Facilitating compliance with election laws including completion of required FEC and state registrations and reporting
Assisting in the development of standards and certification programs
Providing nationwide or state-by-state charitable solicitation registrations monitoring compliance and registration renewals as needed
Counseling on employment law issues, drafting employment agreements, handbooks and human resources policies
Litigation in state and federal courts and before IRS, FEC and other regulatory agencies
Drafting and reviewing pension and welfare benefit plans and amendments; providing advice and counsel regarding plan interpretation, administration, and termination; and representing employers in IRS and DOL audits and investigations
Offering full trademark and copyright services with access to all tools needed to register, police, license and maintain trademarks and copyrights