Janine Shissler is an associate in the Tax-Exempt Organizations Group of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP. She advises publicly supported organizations and private foundations on all aspects of the formation and operation of exempt organizations. Her practice includes a special focus on the making of mission-related and charitable program-related investments and the structuring of joint ventures with for-profit companies. Ms. Shissler received a J.D. from Yale Law School, a B.S. in Biology from Yale University, and a Masters in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania.