Gil J. Ghatan

Counsel

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  • LLM (Taxation), New York University School of Law, 2010
  • JD, cum laude, New York University School of Law, 2009; Robert Mckay Scholar; Executive Articles Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law
  • ScM (Geological Sciences), Brown University, 2004
  • ScB (Geological Sciences), with Honors, Brown University, 2003

Qualifications

  • District of Columbia, 2011
  • New York, 2010
  • Massachusetts, 2009
  • American Bar Association
  • Secretary, Committee on Exempt Organizations, American Bar Association

Gil J. Ghatan

Counsel

Gil Ghatan is counsel in the tax and benefits department focusing his practice on nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.

Gil regularly advises colleges and universities, health care organizations, private foundations and other nonprofit and tax-exempt clients in connection with affiliations, acquisitions, mergers, dissolutions, joint ventures, unrelated business income tax matters, executive compensation, and employee benefit plans.

Experience

  • Provided tax and benefits counsel in connection with multiple different affiliations of community hospitals, large hospital systems and academic medical centers.
  • Assisted multiple hospitals and healthcare systems regarding compliance with the additional requirements under section 501(r) for tax-exemption of charitable hospitals, including representation before the IRS.
  • Advised multiple for-profit companies regarding corporate charitable activities and formation of company foundations.
  • Counseled organizations with respect to qualification under group exemption rules.
  • Advised medical university in connection with formation of a technology transfer vehicle and negotiation of a collaboration agreement with a for-profit technology development corporation.
  • Guided small college through expansion of its educational activities out of state, including establishing a restricted fund to support the new operations and negotiating an agreement for a substantial gift.

Publications

  • LLM (Taxation), New York University School of Law, 2010
  • JD, cum laude, New York University School of Law, 2009; Robert Mckay Scholar; Executive Articles Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law
  • ScM (Geological Sciences), Brown University, 2004
  • ScB (Geological Sciences), with Honors, Brown University, 2003
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