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Advocacy and Lobbying for Tax-Exempt Organizations

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May 18, 2023 at 10:00 a.m.

Please join the Nonprofit Organizations Committee for a program on the topic: Advocacy and Lobbying for Tax-Exempt Organizations to be presented by Andrew Harris Werbrock and Anna Myles-Primakoff.  The topics to be covered include:

  1. Lobbying by section 501(c)(3) organizations and the 501(h) election.
  2. Grants from 501(c)(3) organizations to 501(c)(4) organizations.
  3. California lobbying registration and reporting requirements.
  4. Lobbying by section 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations and the proxy tax.

Andrew Harris Werbrock is a founding partner of Olson Remcho.  He counsels corporations, candidates, PACs, and ballot measure committees on federal and state campaign finance and election law, ethics regulations, and lobbying registration and disclosure.  Andrew is an authority on the laws regulating corporate political activity.  He helps for-profit and nonprofit corporations establish political action committees and navigate the complicated regulatory environment that has followed the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision.  Andrew clerked for the Hon. Jerome Farris of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2007, and magna cum laude from Williams College in 2000.

Anna Myles-Primakoff is counsel at Olson Remcho, where she is a member of the general counsel practice group. Her practice focuses on government and public agency law, and she also advises nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations on tax and corporate governance issues. She has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, having worked as Of Counsel at NEO Law Group, and as in-house counsel at IDinsight and One Acre Fund. Prior to working as in-house counsel, she was a staff attorney at Children’s Law Center in Washington, D.C. Anna holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a Master in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School, and graduated summa cum laude from UCLA with a BA in Political Science.

*This program has been approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit by the California Community Foundation.  The California Lawyers Association is not the provider of this MCLE credit.  

Following the presentation, the Nonprofit Organizations Committee will continue our regular meeting with announcements, updates, and discussion topics of interest to nonprofit organization attorneys. 

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