Job Details

Attorney (part-time) – Nonprofit Tax

Company name

Cheshire Law Group

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jan 06, 2021

Valid Through

Apr 21, 2021

Posted on

Jul 10, 2020

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Philadelphia, PA, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Attorney (Part-Time) – Nonprofit Tax
Responsibilities: Provide in-depth tax law counsel to nonprofit organizations, relying on experience and familiarity with federal, state, and local tax laws. Communicate directly with clients to advise on a wide range of complex and diverse corporate tax issues such as regulatory requirements and deadlines, considering tax advantages related to business structure, repositioning, capital transactions, and IRS procedures. Review financial statements and returns, and issue spot to flag issues and inconsistencies to make recommendations re the same; draft, revise, and finalize a wide variety of documents including contracts, agreements and policies. Research federal, state, and local laws and draft memoranda to document findings. Translate complex legal issues into understandable concepts using charts or visual aids. Provide guidance and support to members of the legal team as needed. Support and/or manage projects and execute required work with little or no supervision. Communicate directly with clients and manage client expectations. Monitor legal and compliance issues and client news/events, keeping up with industry trends. Work collaboratively with the Firm’s team and with outside counsel as needed

Qualification and Experience

Requirements: JD degree required; Must be in Good Standing – LLM in Taxation a plus. Minimum 3+ years of relevant tax law experience. Nonprofit law and corporate law experience a must. Licensed to practice in PA mandatory, with additional NJ license preferred and other state licenses (e.g., NY, MD, DE, OH) a plus. Excellent written and oral communications, research, editing, analytical, and negotiating skills; strong attention to detail. Demonstrated interest in nonprofit organizations, board service, and/or working with underserved clients or communities. Comfortable with diversity. Knowledgeable about substantive matters and possesses technical expertise. Will work 25 hours a week.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Cheshire Law Group
Clarkson-Watson House
5275 Germantown Avenue, First Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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