Mr. Gorovitz's practice spans the full range of nonprofit and tax-exempt legal issues, with emphasis on political advocacy and nonprofit corporate governance.
Mr. Gorovitz is the former President of Youth Enrichment Strategies and served on the board of an independent school. He is also a member of the California Political Attorneys Association, the tax law section of the American Bar Association, the California State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.
Mr. Gorovitz has lectured at (among others) U.C. Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University, U.C. Hastings School of Law, and Golden Gate University School of Law, and conducted trainings for nonprofit organizations across the country.
Mr. Gorovitz is admitted to the bar in the state of California.
Mr. Gorovitz has served as Director of the West Coast office of Alliance for Justice; Policy Director at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, the Million Mom March, and the Trauma Foundation.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT
Free for CalNonprofits members; $45 for not-yet-members
Join us for something new! We’re bringing together two of the state’s most experienced nonprofit legal minds to address some critical nonprofit legal basics and answer some of your most pressing nonprofit-related legal questions. Eric Gorovitz and David Levitt, both principals at nationally recognized Adler & Colvin, will discuss such issues as compliance, privacy and data security, fundraising regulations, lobbying, and employment law as it applies to nonprofits.
You can also help guide our discussion by submitting your own questions for Eric and David. What legal quandaries are keeping you up at night? Is it about your board? Are you 501(c)4 curious? Let CalNonprofits know via the registration form, and we’ll do our best to respond to as many questions as possible. CEO Jan Masaoka will be on hand to help us sort through our sector’s most pressing concerns.
Moderator: Leslie Zellers, JD, Consultant, Public Health Policy and Law
Donna E. Levin, JD, National Director, Network for Public Health Law
Eric Gorovitz, JD, MPH, Principal, Adler & Colvin
John Sobotik, JD, Assistant General Counsel, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Kellen Russoniello, Senior Policy Manager, Drug Policy Alliance
Matt Clausen, Alder & Colvin – Charitable Giving
Susan Sheffler, Alder & Colvin – Fundamentals of Public Charities and Private Foundations
Eric Gorovitz, Alder & Colvin – Nonprofit Advocacy
Nancy E. McGlamery, Alder & Colvin – Unrelated Business Taxable Income
Presenters: Eric Gorovitz, Adler & Colvin; Erin Bradrick, EO Law Group; David Tate, Law Office of David Tate
Moderator: Deborah Kaminiski, Squar Milner LLP
Co-presenter: Dinah Stephens, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles
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Donor Information: Right to Know vs Right to Privacy
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