Available Position

Non-Profit Tax Attorney

About the Role

The government relations attorney with work with Congress to ensure representation for our nonprofit client’s platform– which includes 501 (c)(3), (c)(4), and (c)(6) organizations. We are looking for a tax attorney (minimum 5 years’ experience) familiar with all aspects of tax-exempt law. The ideal candidate will have IRS and/or Tax Court experience and will be comfortable advising on a wide range of matters to including unrelated business income, Form 990 reporting, audits, excess benefit transactions and compensation arrangements, excise taxes, self-dealing, grant-making, charitable giving, lobbying, and political activities, and business combinations.

The firm values a willingness to work hard in a team-oriented setting, but with independence and “ownership” of projects. We expect significant client contact and business travel will be required in the future. A hybrid work schedule may be possible after an initial probationary period.

Education & Relevent Experience

  • JD degree from an ABA accredited law school; top 25% of class
  • 5+ years progressive legal experience
  • Experience with several of the following matters beyond tax law a plus: contracts, leases, tax LLM, charitable state registration, antitrust, corporate governance, corporate compliance, trademark, data protection, privacy, and employment law.

Professional Certification and Affiliations

  • Member in good standing of the bar of at least one state (licensed to practice in the District of Columbia or the ability to waive in).

Skill Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills essential
  • Must have demonstrated ability in appropriate legal skills (e.g., legal analysis, research, and writing)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exhibit exceptional attention to detail with the ability to review and edit large documents.
  • Must have consensus-building skills to assert positions confidently plus the ability to build strong, supportive client rapport.
  • Experience in nonprofit or association law ideal but not required.
  • Tax and/or benefits-pension experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent research skills

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, and LTD available
  • Pretax metro benefits
  • Profit sharing
  • A 401k plan is offered after 6-months. The firm does not match.
  • Retirement plan

How to Apply

Interested applicants that meet the qualifications listed are asked to submit a cover letter and resume. If a 2nd interview is requested, a list of three professional references and a writing sample will be required.

No phone calls, please.

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our staff safe, there is a max of 10 employees allowed in the office at one time. Masks are required at all times. We ask everyone to close their office door and provide hand sanitizer.

WC&B is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other protected class in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.

Job Details

Job type
Full time

About WC&B

Seeking a full-time Non-Profit Tax Attorney. Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP is the leading DC law firm specializing in providing a full range of legal services to nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.

 

Located in Washington, DC, on Pennsylvania Avenue near the Farragut North and West metro stations. The 28- person boutique law firm is celebrating 50+ years of dedicated service! WC&B values efficiency, hard work, and a friendly environment. WC&B recognizes the importance of a healthy work-life balance and strives to accommodate its employees’ needs while expecting loyalty, a positive attitude, and open communication in return.

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