About WC&B

The attorneys at Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP work with nonprofit organizations on a daily basis. We believe that the breadth and depth of the experience we offer allows us to represent more effectively and efficiently the needs of tax-exempt organizations.

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 to represent our client’s best interest.

 

Our clients appreciate this approach, as well as our ability to effectively address their needs by involving attorneys with complementary areas of expertise. We also recognize our clients’ budgetary needs and endeavour to assign each matter to the attorney who can most effectively handle the matter at the lowest cost.

We provide an umbrella of services that specifically target the needs of tax-exempt organizations including but not limited to:

Offering general legal advice and counseling to officers, directors and staff

Working with clients to represent their clients’ best interest

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 nonprofit 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

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