Kendi E. Ozmon
Kendi is a trusted advisor to tax-exempt organizations, including colleges, universities, cultural institutions, health care organizations, and corporate and family foundations. She is co-head of the firm’s colleges & universities practice. She has obtained tax-exempt status and IRS rulings for numerous clients and provides practical guidance on a wide range of issues these organizations encounter, from day-to-day questions about grant making, filing requirements, and charitable giving to highly sensitive matters involving conflicts of interest, corporate governance, executive compensation, and IRS audits. Kendi is often lead tax counsel in transactions that involve non-profit organizations, including affiliations, mergers, asset acquisitions and dissolutions, notably advising on tax exemption issues. She is also active in pro bono matters and is a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee.