Media Coverage 11.08.23
Source: Associations Now
Jerry is the ‘Dean’ of nonprofit organization legal counselors in the U.S.
Jerald Jacobs, Pillsbury’s Nonprofit Organizations practice leader, counsels and advocates for trade associations, professional societies, charities, veterans’ organizations, and scientific and educational societies.
Recognized by Best Lawyers (2009 – present) and the American Bar Association as a leader in his field, Jerry assists all kinds and sizes of nonprofit organizations in governance, transactions, mergers, disputes, tax exemption, global operations and legislative and regulatory issues. He is general counsel to the “association of associations,” the ASAE. Jerry is the author of a dozen books on nonprofit law, including the standard in the field, Association Law Handbook, now in its sixth edition.
District of Columbia Bar Association
American Bar Association
Association Law Handbook: A Practical Guide for Associations, Societies, and Charities (Author), Sixth Edition published by ASAE, 2012; available at www.asaecenter.org and www.amazon.com; earlier editions published by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
Guide to Nonprofit Corporate Governance in the Wake of Sarbanes-Oxley (Contributor), published by the American Bar Association Section of Business Law, 2005. Contributor.
Associations & the Law, published by ASAE, 2003. Editor and contributor.
Nonprofit Governance and Management, published by the American Bar Association and American Society of Corporate Secretaries, 2002. Contributor.
Planning Your Career in Association Management, published by ASAE , 2002. Contributor.
The Evils of Excess in the Nonprofit World, published by the American Bar Association Section of Business Law, 1999. Contributor.
Taking the Lead: A How-To Report on Six Key Issues Facing Today’s CEO, published by ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership, 1999. Contributor.
Conducting International Meetings, published by Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, 1993. Contributor.
Federal Lobbying Handbook, Second Edition published by ASAE and The Center for Association Leadership, 1992; the First Edition was published in 1989 by the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. Editor and contributor.
Current Principles and Practices in Association Self-Regulation, published by ASAE, 1992. Author of Introduction.
A Bibliography of Association Management Literature, published by Washington Association Research Foundation, 1990. Contributor.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
A.B., Georgetown University
District of Columbia
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit