General Corporate



Tax Law

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



JD, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law,
magna cum laude


BA, University of Dayton

Sarah E. Mooney


P (202) 785-9500 | F (202) 835-0243 |   email me

Sarah Mooney focuses her practice on advising nonprofit organizations on a wide range of corporate, tax, regulatory and legislative matters.  Ms. Mooney advises clients with respect to formation, governance, contracts, employment matters, antitrust matters, conflicts of interest, codes of conduct and ethics investigations.


Ms. Mooney also advises clients on a range of tax matters, including, unrelated business income, Form 990 reporting, audits, excess benefit transactions and compensation arrangements, excise taxes, self-dealing, grant-making, and expenditure responsibility, charitable giving, lobbying and political activities, and business combinations.  She regularly monitors legislation, regulations and rulings that may impact nonprofit organizations.


In addition to her law practice, Ms. Mooney is also Program Chair for the Washington Non-Profit Legal & Tax Conference.®

  • Co-author: New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira: Supreme Court Rules against Company in Arbitration Case, TLPA Dispatch, February, 2019
  • Co-author: Pair of Favorable NLRB Decisions for Industry and Independent Contractors, TLPA Dispatch, February, 2019
  • Author: Yellow Cab Victory in Florida Public Records Case, TLPA Dispatch, December, 2018
  • Author: Virginia Supreme Court Holds Cab Company Has No Legal Duty to Driver, TLPA Dispatch, October, 2018
  • Author: New Tax Law: New Deduction for Independent Contractors, TLPA Dispatch, February 2018
  • Author: Monetizing Your Activities:  Are you sure it’s not taxable?, Associations Now, October, 2015
  • Co-Author: Theft and Embezzlement: A Diligence Checklist, Associations Now, July, 2014