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Steptoe & Johnson LLP
United States

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

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Suzanne McDowell

Steptoe & Johnson LLP

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Suzanne McDowellSteptoe & Johnson LLP

Steptoe & Johnson LLP is instructed by a broad range of tax-exempt clients, including healthcare organizations, universities, private foundations and charities. The firm’s Washington DC-based lawyers work closely with colleagues in New York, who have considerable experience acting for high-net-worth individuals, and together the cross-office group has expertise in areas such as tax, corporate, employment, regulatory and governance. On the transactional side, the firm was involved in several significant deals in the healthcare and micro-finance sectors. Other notable highlights include advising the Wounded Warrior Project on a variety of tax issues, including fringe benefit rules added by the 2017 tax bill. Other key clients include the National Park Foundation, INSEAD University, Economic Innovation Group, and the American Astronomical Society. Catherine Wilkinson jointly leads the team together with Suzanne McDowell and Ruth Madrigal, who are ‘both excellent lawyers with significant and varied experience in addressing the issued faced by tax-exempt organizations‘.