Tomer J. Inbar Joins Patterson Belknap As Partner

May 11, 2009

Seasoned Attorney Expands One of New York City’s Largest Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Groups 

NEW YORK, NY – June 26, 2009. Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP is pleased to announce that Tomer Inbar has become a Partner of the firm in the Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Group. Mr. Inbar has broad experience advising public charities, private foundations, colleges and universities, pension funds, museums and cultural organizations and other 501(c) organizations. He brings to the firm exceptional skills in all aspects of tax-exempt organizations practice including tax and corporate matters, lobbying and political activity, government investigations and IRS matters, as well as structuring complex corporate transactions and advising on program-related and social investing.

Mr. Inbar is a regular speaker at national tax-exempt organization conferences. He has spoken recently on issues such as charitable investment funds, economic development, lobbying, program-related investments and board governance and liability concerns.

Firm Managing Partner Robert P. LoBue stated, “Tomer is a great addition to the firm and our nationally-recognized Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Group. He brings a deep understanding of the specialized issues these entities face, which is critical to helping them achieve their goals.”

Patterson Belknap’s Tax-Exempt Organizations Practice Group is one of the largest in New York City, with a significant number of attorneys devoted exclusively to representing these entities. The group is recognized by clients and legal publications nationally and internationally. The firm’s representation of charities and other types of not for-profit, exempt organizations dates back to the firm’s beginnings, 90 years ago, and involves advising on all aspects of their operations and management.

Mr. Inbar received his J.D. and LL.M. in taxation from New York University School of Law. He earned his M.A. from Cornell University in Japanese Literature and B.A. from SUNY Binghamton.