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Ropes & Gray LLP

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Boston, Central Hong Kong, Chicago, East Palo Alto, London EC4A, London EC4M and 6 more

Lorry Spitzer

Ropes & Gray LLP


Lorry's practice focuses on the taxation of nonprofit organizations, especially colleges, universities and health-care organizations. Lorry previously worked for the Office of Tax Policy of the U.S. Treasury in Washington, D.C., where he dealt primarily with issues involving tax-exempt organizations and partnership taxation. Lorry is a member of the Exempt Organizations committee of the Tax Section of the American Bar Association and is co-chair of the college and university subcommittee. He has written and spoken extensively regarding tax-exempt organizations and has taught courses as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School and Harvard Law School on tax-exempt organizations and on tax policy. He is a graduate of Yale College and Boston College Law School.

United States: Finance

Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Within: Not-for-profit (nonprofit and tax exempt organizations)

Ropes & Gray LLP has a respected higher education practice but also represents research institutes, foundations, hospitals and academic medical centers on a range of matters associated with their NFP status. Key names in the group include Carolyn Ward, who is a member of the tax and benefits group in the Washington DC office, and tax partners Kendi Ozmon and Lorry Spitzer in the Boston office. Spitzer focuses on the taxation of nonprofit organizations, particularly colleges, universities and healthcare organizations.

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