Ms. Klein advises public charities and private foundations on a broad range of issues, including compliance with federal tax laws and state corporation laws, corporate governance, charitable solicitation, lobbying, grant-making and general corporate matters.
Prior to joining Ewenstein & Roth, Ms. Klein served as Assistant General Counsel at Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc., a volunteer organization with over 330,000 members. While at Hadassah, Ms. Klein provided ongoing advice in the areas of corporate and nonprofit law, compliance, fundraising and programming, lobbying and advocacy, intellectual property, corporate governance and parliamentary procedures, labor and employment, and insurance matters. In addition to serving the legal needs of the parent entity, she advised on matters related to chapters throughout the United States and abroad.
Ms. Klein began her legal career as an associate in the corporate department at Weil Gotshal & Manges, an international law firm in New York, where she worked on a diverse array of legal matters including mergers and acquisitions, structured finance and derivatives and nonprofit law. Ms. Klein guided numerous pro bono clients through the process of incorporation and obtaining tax-exempt status and assisted new and existing non-profit entities with their transactional legal needs. While at Weil, Ms. Klein participated in a pro bono externship with Lawyers Alliance of New York and was on the firm’s pro bono committee.
Ms. Klein is a graduate of the University of Michigan Honors Program and received her J.D. cum laude from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She has served on the boards of several local nonprofit organizations.
Ms. Klein is admitted to practice law in New York.