Seth Perlman is Senior Partner at Perlman & Perlman, LLP, a leading provider of legal counsel to nonprofits, fundraising professionals and social enterprises. Mr. Perlman has been advising philanthropic organizations for more than two decades. Among his clients are large public charities, private foundations, and Fortune 500 companies that have embarked on philanthropic endeavors.
Mr. Perlman has litigated in several state and federal jurisdictions on issues relevant to the philanthropic community. In addition, he has worked with the Hungarian Government on the initial formation of its not-for-profit sector and has been invited by Congress and State governments as an advisor on legal and regulatory issues relevant to philanthropy.
Mr. Perlman is the author of Fundraising Regulation, a two-volume handbook that explains the regulatory requirements and procedures for nonprofits soliciting contributions on a state-by-state basis. In 2009, Mr. Perlman received the Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award from the American Bar Association for distinguished service by an attorney practicing nonprofit law.
Perlman & Perlman's attorneys have served as trusted advisors to a wide range of public charities, health care organizations, religious institutions, museums, foundations and trade and professional organizations. They are engaged in pioneering work in the emerging area of "for-benefit" corporate law. The firm is the oldest and largest provider of fundraising registration services in the United States.