David O'Connell is an associate in the firm's Tax-Exempt Organizations department. Prior to joining Patterson Belknap, Mr. O'Connell counseled a wide range of tax-exempt entities, including private foundations, national and international public charities and supporting organizations. Mr. O'Connell has over seven years of experience negotiating complex commercial transactions, providing advice regarding tax, compliance and corporate governance issues and drafting a wide variety of contracts, organizational policies, grant agreements and governance documents.


  • New York

Professional Activities

MEMBERSHIPS: New York City Bar Association (Committee on Non-Profit Organizations); American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association (Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section)