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John R. Wylie

John R. Wylie

Risk and Legal (Business)


For nearly 30 years, John R. Wylie has focused on advising all types of nonprofit organizations, including religious, charitable, sports, healthcare and educational institutions. John not only brings technical expertise to his practice, but also has a deep understanding of nonprofit organizations and a unique sensitivity to their priorities and legal needs.

His experience includes advising boards and senior management teams on legal structure, governance and personnel policies, First Amendment and other religious accommodations, joint ventures and affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, commercial activities, regulatory compliance, intellectual property, international structure, current and deferred giving matters and religious worker visas. He also has extensive experience with exempt organization tax issues, including unrelated business income tax liability, the private foundation rules, property and sales tax exemptions and the implications of becoming recognized by the IRS as a church or religious order.