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Megan Bell

Tel:
Work 212-336-2077
Email:
Web:
www.pbwt.com/megan-e-bell/
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Work Department

Tax-Exempt Organizations

Position

Megan Bell is a Partner in the Firm's Tax-Exempt Organizations department. Ms. Bell represents tax-exempt organizations in a wide range of matters, including formation and restructuring, tax compliance, governance, fundraising and gifts, and investment activities. Her clients consist of private foundations and public charities, including donor-advised funds, supporting organizations, and company foundations with both domestic and international operations, as well as social welfare organizations, business leagues and trade associations, and agricultural organizations. Ms. Bell also represents individuals and for-profit entities in structuring and managing their relationships and affiliations with tax-exempt organizations.

Career

Admitted in New York

Education

LL.M., 2010, New York University School of Law; J.D., 2004 (cum laude), Northwestern University School of Law; B.A., 2001 (magna cum laude) Mount Holyoke College


United States: Tax

Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

Within: Next generation lawyers

Megan Bell - Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Within: Not-for-profit (Fortune 1000 private foundations, and national trade associations and charities)

New York-based Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP has 'deep knowledge of non-profit issues' and is commended for its 'broader commitment to the field of philanthropy and the charitable sector'. Robin Krause ('a great thought partner for complex tax and legal problems') and Tomer Inbar jointly lead the five-partner group, which also includes John Sare ('an expert in art issues'), Laura Butzel, and recently promoted partner Megan Bell. Non-profit is a dedicated industry sector for the 200-lawyer firm, which services the sectors across all of its legal departments, such as corporate, employment, tax, real estate, and litigation. Recent highlights include advising a group of private foundations on the establishment of an investment fund vehicle to raise capital for pooled program-related investments. Key clients include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Wildlife Conversation Society, The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, and Teach for America.

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