Shira M. Helstrom


Shira M. Helstrom advises nonprofit organizations on tax and governance issues, helping them to achieve their programmatic goals while navigating their legal and regulatory requirements. She works regularly with private foundations, public charities, medical and scientific research organizations, educational organizations, trade associations, and social welfare organizations. Shira advises clients on obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, including issues such as intermediate sanctions, private foundation excise taxes, unrelated business activities, lobbying, and political campaign intervention.