Venable added Anne K. Gerson, a nonprofit organizations counsel, in both the New York and Washington, DC offices. She previously was counsel at Carter Ledyard & Milburn in New York.
Ms. Gerson focuses her practice on representing nonprofit organizations, including public charities, private foundations, religious organizations, trade associations, educational organizations, arts organizations, social clubs, and other nonprofits. She counsels and advises clients on federal tax issues such as domestic and international grant-making, self-dealing and excess benefit transactions, obtaining and maintaining exempt status, unrelated business income tax, excess business holdings, program-related investments, lobbying and political activity, IRS audits, state law issues, contracts, intellectual property, and corporate governance matters, among others.
Her arrival was featured in Chronicle of Philanthropy, National Law Journal, Yahoo News, Washington, DC Patch, New York City Patch, Washington DC CityBizList, New York CityBizList, and EO Tax Journal.