Religious Organizations

Led by attorney Ron Ponzoli, GrayRobinson’s religious organizations practice group is well versed in the legal issues faced by churches, synagogues, mosques and other faith-based organizations. The team’s attorneys are skilled in providing representation with sensitivity to the unique needs and legal challenges faced by these institutions and groups. 

The GrayRobinson religious organizations practice group services clients in the following areas:

  • 501(c)(3) Certification
  • Commercial Transactions for Nonprofits
  • Constitutional Law: Separation of Church and State
  • Corporate
  • Data Privacy, Cyber Law and Cybersecurity
  • Defense of Contract Disputes
  • Defense of Personal Injury Claims
  • Defense of Sexual Misconduct Claims
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment Law
  • Financing
  • Intellectual Property
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Software and Technology Law
  • Succession Planning
  • Tax Law
  • Wrongful Death Defense

GrayRobinson’s religious organizations' attorneys assist a wide variety of groups, from small congregations to some of the largest establishments in the country. Our goal is to collaborate with your ministry to not only ensure any current or potential legal issue is addressed, but also in order to respect the principals of the organization and uphold the foundation of its purpose. Our goals will remain consistent with the broader mission of the group.

Remain informed of legal issues affecting all manners of religious organizations by visiting the Religious Organizations Law Blog.