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Jennifer Gniady Discusses How to Spot and Avoid Conflicts of Interest in the Nonprofit Sector

December 08, 2020
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PHILADELPHIA – Stradley Ronon Attorney Jennifer Gniady served as a panelist on the Lorman Education Services webinar, “How to Avoid Conflicts of Interest in Not-for-Profit Organizations,” on Dec. 1. Gniady examined how to spot potential conflicts of interest and the tools to avoid conflicts through an understanding of fiduciary duties bolstered by sound policies and practical procedures, and addressed ways to develop policies and procedures that avoid conflicts of interest, as well as a clear guide to the risks of not having these safeguards.

Gniady helps nonprofit organizations of all sizes navigate complex legal issues while remaining true to their charitable missions. Her practice combines experience with both tax exemption issues and corporate matters. She works with clients to respond to existing threats and legal issues, while counseling practices to strengthen the organization in the long term. Her clients include charities, religious organizations, associations, schools and arts organizations. Her practice includes forming nonprofit organizations, advising on corporate governance and bylaws, analyzing lobbying and fundraising practices, responding to inquiries from IRS, state, and local charitable regulators and managing litigation.

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