Shira M. Helstrom


Shira Helstrom advises nonprofit organizations on tax and governance matters, helping them achieve their programmatic goals while navigating their legal and regulatory requirements. Shira counsels public charities, private foundations, trade associations, and social welfare organizations on a broad range of operational and structural matters, including grantmaking and impact investing, fundraising, unrelated business activities, private foundation excise taxes, intermediate sanctions, and corporate transactions. Shira also advises boards on best practices and fiduciary obligations, and assists clients during IRS audits and attorney general investigations.