Joe counsels a wide variety of nonprofit organizations, including:
- Private foundations
- Colleges and universities
- Churches and other religious organizations
- Professional and trade associations
- Economic development organizations
- Research institutes
- Amateur athletic organizations
Corporate Governance and Tax-Exempt Issues
Joe advises on board governance matters, charitable giving issues, the use of subsidiaries and affiliated organizations, and the development of organizational and operational strategies for collaborations among nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses, educational institutions and government agencies.
Joe counsels on corporate matters as well as technical issues specific to tax-exempt organizations, such as applications for exemption, negotiations with the Internal Revenue Service, private ruling requests and similar matters.
Joe advises private foundations and public charities on international grantmaking, including the creation of numerous nonprofit organizations engaged in international charitable activities and/or grantmaking. He has worked on transactions involving international operations by U.S. nonprofit organizations, including the creation of entities domiciled in foreign countries.
Before joining Faegre Drinker in 1995, Joe served in the administration at Taylor University in financial aid and student development.
Previous Faculty Positions
- Taylor University — Adjunct Professor in Legal Studies and International Law