Nikki Hasselbarth, an associate in Venable's Nonprofit Organizations and Tax and Wealth Planning Practice groups, has been recognized among the California Community Foundation’s (CCF) Rising Stars. This award honors professional advisors who have served the Los Angeles area for fewer than ten years. The awardees represent the next generation of advisors who are dedicated to elevating charitable giving to create an impact and achieve their clients’ goals.
Ms. Hasselbarth focuses her practice on advising tax-exempt organizations, such as public charities and private foundations, on a variety of tax and governance matters, including the formation of new tax-exempt organizations, the termination of private foundation status, charitable solicitation registration, and general tax and corporate compliance requirements. She frequently advises for-profit clients on a variety of charitable fundraising matters, such as commercial co-venture campaigns. She also assists high-net-worth individuals with charitable giving and estate and business succession planning. A respected advocate, Ms. Hasselbarth is adept at managing the routine matters critical to maintaining successful tax-exempt operations and navigating her clients through the most challenging and nuanced issues to position them to tackle large projects with far-reaching impact.
CCF has served as a public charitable organization for Los Angeles County since 1915. Its mission is to lead positive systemic change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. CCF manages 1,700 charitable foundations, funds, and legacies.