What Changes in Washington Mean for Your Nonprofit with Dianne Chipps Bailey

 Dianne Chipps Bailey

Dianne Chipps Bailey, an attorney based in Charlotte, North Carolina, leads the Nonprofit Organizations and Foundations practice group at Robinson Bradshaw. Her practice is dedicated to the representation of nonprofit organizations, their senior management and volunteer leaders. Dianne has extensive experience advising a diverse group of nonprofits in all aspects of their organization, administration and management. She has represented schools and universities, churches and other religious organizations, endowments, supporting organizations, corporate and family foundations, museums, business leagues, trade organizations, social clubs and a complement of charitable groups. Dianne writes and speaks nationally on topics related to nonprofit legal compliance and management. She has been engaged as an expert witness in state and federal litigation matters, providing strategic counsel and trial testimony. Dianne is a faithful community leader, previously chairing the boards of the Women's Impact Fund, Discovery Place, Mecklenburg Bar Foundation, Presbyterian Hospital Foundation, Women Executives and First Presbyterian Church Diaconate, where she also served as an Elder. Dianne graduated with high honors from the University of California at Berkeley and received her law degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center. She is rated Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Preeminent™, the highest possible peer review rating for lawyers. Her professional recognition includes a Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business Achievement Award in 2011 and a North Carolina Lawyers Weekly Women of Justice Award in 2012. Dianne was named The Mecklenburg Times 2015 Woman of the Year.

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