Miller Johnson has formed a Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Group to help you address all your legal matters and regulatory compliance issues. Attorneys represent the well-established practice areas that earned Miller Johnson top rankings in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 “Best Law Firms” list including corporate law, employment law, trusts and estates law, tax law, education law, health care law, real estate law, construction law, mergers and acquisitions law, mediation and litigation.

Among the many clients we serve are:

  • Charitable organizations of all sizes
  • Educational institutions both private and public
  • Family, community, and private operating foundations
  • Professional, trade, and social associations
  • Religious organizations including churches
  • Tax-exempt institutions including hospitals

Whether your mission is to support the arts or the environment, to deliver education or health care, to protect the vulnerable or advance a profession, we can assist you so you can focus on attaining your organizational goals. Some of the administrative functions and compliance issues we can provide help with are:

  • Formation, consolidation, mergers, and dissolution
  • Tax issues including annual reports, tax returns and compliance requirements
  • Governance from board formation to administration duties
  • Real estate issues including leases and financing
  • Planned giving from establishing a program to drafting the documents
  • Business matters from vendor contracts to insurance coverage
  • Employment counsel ranging from hiring practices to employee benefits to discrimination claims
  • Litigation services include risk management, resolving disputes through mediation, and trying conflicts of all kinds

The breadth of experience and qualifications of the attorney members enables us to be a valued and effective resource for our clients and professional contacts. In addition, our flexible, responsive, and proactive philosophy is intended to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. Contact us to learn how we can partner with you.


West Michigan Philanthropy Podcast

John McFarland, Charitable and Planned Giving connoisseur, and Miller Johnson bring you West Michigan Philanthropy Podcast. West Michigan Philanthropy educates the public on charitable and planned giving opportunities and the local organizations that could benefit from their support. John interviews guests on the missions of their charities, their experiences with giving, and more!

You can also find “West Michigan Philanthropy” on:

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