233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 4450, Willis Tower, Chicago, Illinois 60606
Kopon Airdo, LLC represents not for profit corporations in their governance, operations, and management and with disputed matters that lead to the litigation process. The attorneys bring years of experience and deep knowledge of the multifaceted legal issues involving tax-exempt institutions, organizations, and associations. We provide counsel and advice on the unique legal issues affecting educational institutions, public charities, religious institutes and societies of apostolic life, public juridic persons, trade and professional associations, churches, arts and cultural organizations, social clubs, and various governmental agencies, districts, and officials.

Kopon Airdo, LLC assists in preparing documents to organize not for profit corporations and unincorporated entities for state and local law purposes. We assist with board structure, drafting bylaws and policies, and overall systems of governance. The firm also guides board members in understanding and carrying out their fiduciary duties of care, loyalty, and obedience and how to avoid the pitfalls that are present in board service. Our team of multidisciplinary lawyers provide legal advice on the application of federal and state tax law and state corporate law to the operations and transactions of tax-exempt organizations, including guidance related to the strict limitations involving lobbying and actively participating in political campaigns activities.

We advocate for our nonprofit clients before governmental agencies, courts, and arbitrators. Kopon Airdo, LLC represents the distinctive aspects of the work and mission of not for profits in its attempt to resolve disputes through conventional negotiations or a complex mediation process. We do our best to find innovative solutions for all of our clients to ensure they can accomplish their tax-exempt purposes.

Our attorneys contribute to the nonprofit community in many ways, including giving speeches, seminars, and workshops to nonprofits and writing articles, sample policies, and protocols for use by not for profit corporations. We also serve on boards and committees and offering our time, talents, and treasures to numerous nonprofit events and initiatives.