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Martha J. Sweterlitsch

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Martha Sweterlitsch is a partner with the firm's Health Care & Life Sciences Practice Group. Her practice focuses on not-for-profit, administrative, health, state tax, and federal and state tax exemption law and lobbying. Significant areas of practice include creation, reorganization, mergers and consolidations, zoning, land use and ongoing advice to not-for-profit corporations, state and federal tax and tax exemption for not for profit organizations, and legal issues related to charitable solicitation and fundraising. She also has experience as borrower's counsel for not-for-profit entities doing tax exempt financing.

Martha has been involved over many years with legislative initiatives affecting the regulation, operation and taxation of not-for-profit entities, including changes to the charitable solicitation laws. She represented the interests of Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations and its member organizations in negotiations over the public funds contracting and accountability legislation.

  • EDUCATION

    • The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, 1983, J.D.
    • The Ohio State University, 1967, B.A.
  • BAR ADMISSIONS/ASSOCIATIONS, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

    • Columbus Bar Association, Admissions Committee
    • Elder Law Specialty Board, Ohio State Bar Association
  • MEMBERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS

    • Member and Former Chair, LeadingAge, National Legal Committee
    • Member, Central Branch Consulting Board, Central Ohio YMCA
    • Member, Public Policy Committee, LeadingAge Ohio
    • Trustee Emeritus, Ohio United Way
    • Former Chair, Ohio Association of Nonprofit Organizations