Pamela A. Mann

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As of January 2, 2013, the legal staff of the Mann Legal Group, LLC has joined Carter, Ledyard
& Milburn, LLP. Pamela A. Mann has become a partner in the firm and head of its Tax-Exempt
Organizations practice group. Anne Gerson has joined the firm as a senior associate in the Tax-
Exempt Organizations practice group. Carter, Ledyard is a full-service, Wall Street firm with
numerous practice areas, including an active and well-respected tax-exempt organizations and
charitable giving practice. See the firm’s website, , for additional details.

The Mann Legal Group’s work on behalf of its clients has been enhanced by this new
association. Carter Ledyard’s sophisticated support services and personnel will enable us to
better handle larger matters and better service our clients’ needs. Second, we will be able to
offer our clients assistance in a broader range of matters and issues, as we will be able to call
upon “in-house” experts in other fields, such as real estate, employment, and litigation.

Carter, Ledyard & Milburn is located at 2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2072, and Ms.
Mann and Ms. Gerson may be reached at the following phone numbers and email addresses:

Pamela Mann               (212) 238-8758

Anne Goldstein Gerson    (212) 238-8769

Pamela Mann has been recognized by New York Magazine’s “Best Lawyers in New York” and "Super Lawyer” magazine in the category of lawyers specializing in nonprofit and charities law.

Before opening the practice in 1996, Pamela Mann was Chief of the Charities Bureau in the New York Attorney General’s office for over a decade. As bureau chief, she directed scores of important cases, investigations, and initiatives. As well, she influenced the adoption of significant legislative changes affecting tax-exempt organizations. 

Ms. Mann’s diverse background includes clinical teaching at Rutgers University School of Law’s Constitutional Litigation Clinic and litigation of employment discrimination and other employment-related matters at the National Employment Law Project. Ms. Mann received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Professional leadership and membership

  • American Law Institute, Member
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Committee on Nonprofit Corporations, American Bar Association, Member
  • Government Relations Committee of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York, Member
  • Exempt Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association, Member
  • Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Chair (1998-2001)
  • National Association of State Charities Officials, Former President and Vice President

Selected publications

  • Nonprofit Resources, American Bar Association Press (2007) (co-managing editor).
  • Nonprofit Governance and Management, American Bar Association Press, 2002 (co-author).
  • “Operating the New York Not-for-Profit Organization: Structural Issues,” Trusts and Estates Law Section Newsletter, New York State Bar Association, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Fall 2003).
  • “Technology Must Change the Face of Charitable Registration,” Nonprofit Times, September 1996.
  • Nonprofit Organizations-Current Issues and Developments, l990 (co-author).
  • Advising Nonprofits, l988, l995 (co-author).
  • “Federalism and Title VII,” New York University Review of Law and Social Change, Vol. XII, No. l (l985).

Selected speeches and lectures

  • Practicing Law Institute, Advising Nonprofit Organizations, Planning chair and speaker at annual conference, 2002-present
  • New York State Bar Association, Forming and Advising the New York Nonprofit Organization, November 2006, June 2009, Speaker
  • Lorman Education Services, Issues for New York Nonprofit Organizations, 2006, 2007, Planning co-chair and speaker
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Operating a Non-Profit Organization, June 2001, Planning chair and speaker
  • 27th Annual Conference on Tax Planning for Nonprofit Organizations, New York University Continuing Legal Education Institute , March 1998, Planning chair and speaker
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