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Seth Perlman

Seth Perlman

Perlman & Perlman, LLP

New York, NY, USA


Seth Perlman is Senior Partner at Perlman & Perlman, LLP, the country’s leading law firm serving nonprofits, fundraising professionals and social enterprises.  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 to advise on legal and regulatory issues relevant to philanthropy.

Mr. Perlman serves as General or Special Counsel for several nonprofit industry trade associations including the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is a founding member of Charity Defense Council. Mr. Perlman advises a broad range of U.S. nonprofit boards and also holds international board positions with philanthropic organizations in Canada, France, and Germany.

Mr. Perlman received the Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer Award from the American Bar Association in 2009 for distinguished service by an attorney practicing nonprofit law.

Mr. Perlman is a frequent commentator and lecturer on charitable solicitations law, cause-marketing and nonprofit law. He is a regular speaker at several philanthropic-related conferences including the Practicing Law Institute, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the joint conference of the National Association of Attorneys General/National Association of State Charity Officials.

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. He has written several articles on fundraising regulations for publications including The Nonprofit Times and The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and has authored the fundraising chapter of The Nonprofit Handbook.

Mr. Perlman is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the American Bar Association’s Exempt Organizations Committee and Business Law Committee, and the New York City Bar Association. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1985. He received a J.D. degree from the University of Houston Bates College of Law in 1984 and a B.S. from Beloit College in 1977.

Seth Perlman is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Nonprofit Governance Update - Nonprofit Organizations 2016: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Thursday, December 15, 2016
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Nonprofit Organizations 2016: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Governance Practices and Reporting for Nonprofit Organizations - Nonprofit Organizations 2016: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Thursday, December 15, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Nonprofit Governance Update - Nonprofit Governance Update, Thursday, December 15, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Nonprofit Governance Update - Nonprofit Governance Update, Thursday, December 15, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Nonprofit Governance Update - Nonprofit Governance Update, Thursday, December 15, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Nonprofit Organizations 2016: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Friday, December 16, 2016, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Nonprofit Organizations 2017: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, New York, NY
Nonprofit Organizations 2018: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Tuesday, October 16, 2018, New York, NY
Pro Bono  Pro Bono Nonprofit Organizations 2017: Governance, Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, New York, NY
Nonprofit Organizations 2018: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Tuesday, October 16, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Nonprofit Organizations 2017: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Cleveland, OH
Nonprofit Organizations 2017: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Atlanta, GA
Nonprofit Organizations 2017: Governance, Form 990 Reporting, and Compensation Issues, Wednesday, December 13, 2017, Indianapolis, IN
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