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Carly Leinheiser

Perlman and Perlman
Associate Attorney
New York, NY
Carly Leinheiser is an Associate Attorney at Perlman & Perlman, LLP, where she advises public charities, private foundations and social enterprises, including benefit corporations, on a wide range of matters. Her practice includes corporate formation and governance, tax-exempt compliance, fundraising and cause marketing, intellectual property, open licensing, and technology and privacy issues. Carly counsels clients on the formation and dissolution of nonprofit organizations and the establishment of hybrid legal structures that incorporate aspects of traditional nonprofit and for-profit companies.

Carly previously served on the New York City Bar Association’s Nonprofit Organizations Committee, and is a volunteer for the Centre for Social Innovation, where she provides pro bono counsel to early stage nonprofits and social enterprises. She also serves on the board of Figment Project, a New York-based nonprofit that produces free participatory arts events across the country.

Prior to working at Perlman & Perlman, Carly practiced commercial litigation and worked as a Law Fellow with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General’s Charities Section. Carly previously worked as special events planner and fundraiser at two social service nonprofits, Cascade AIDS Project and The Dougy Center, in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.