Biography

Jeremy Steckel counsels tax-exempt organizations on corporate and compliance matters, including formation, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, corporate governance, contracts, charitable solicitation, international grantmaking, excess benefit transactions, conflicts of interest, and relationships to other tax-exempt and for-profit organizations.  His clients include public charities, private foundations, religious organizations, social welfare organizations and business leagues.

From 2014-2016, Mr. Steckel was a Senior Fellow and Supervising Attorney for a clinic at NYU School of Law, where he supervised teams of students representing non-profits and for-profit social enterprises in corporate matters. His work at NYU included advising an NYU affiliate in establishing the first charitable bail fund serving defendants in Manhattan, and negotiating financing documents for a social impact bond project.

From 2008-2013, Mr. Steckel was a capital markets associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, LLP, where he represented investment banks, governments and corporations in domestic and international securities transactions. He regularly worked on bond offerings issued or guaranteed by governmental entities such as Canada’s Department of Finance and the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

Mr. Steckel co-authored the article Balancing Public and Private Interests in Pay for Success Programs: Should We Care About the Private Benefit Doctrine?, N.Y.U. J. L. & Bus., forthcoming (2018), and he has written about the New York Non-Profit Revitalization Act.

He is a member of the Non-Profit Organizations Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and a member of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation.