Declan Tansey's practice focuses on helping international nongovernmental organizations, private foundations, public charities, trade associations, advocacy organizations, and other tax-exempt organizations in strategic planning and decision-making, including relating to taxation and compliance with government regulation. He has provided legal advice to leading nonprofit foundations and has helped clients seek and receive federal grants. His work encompasses a broad range of operational, regulatory, and transactional matters, including qualification and compliance with grant programs, business activities, lobbying and political activities, and other requirements for tax-exempt organizations. He also represents clients with strategic and legal advice on charitable, advocacy-related, and political giving.

Mr. Tansey received his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was the Executive Editor of the Virginia Law Review.


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  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2015
  • BA, University of Virginia, 2010
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia

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