Gil Nusbaum is General Counsel of National Philanthropic Trust (NPT), an independent public charity dedicated to providing philanthropic expertise to donors, foundations and financial institutions, enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations. He is responsible for a wide variety of general corporate legal, tax and risk management matters and for overseeing NPT’s illiquid gifts program. Mr. Nusbaum was previously employed as an Associate for Laura Solomon & Associates, where he formed and advised nonprofit, charitable organizations. Prior to that, he was an Associate in the Family Wealth Management practice group at Ballard Spahr LLP, where his practice included all aspects of trusts and estate law, including counseling individuals on charitable giving techniques and assisting with the formation and operation of charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, donor-advised funds, and private foundations. Before joining Ballard Spahr LLP, Mr. Nusbaum was an Associate in the Trusts & Estates, Tax, and Philanthropic & Nonprofit practice groups at Dilworth Paxson LLP. He received his B.A. in Sociology from Wesleyan University and his J.D. from Temple University. He also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from Temple University.
NPT offers donor-advised funds and other charitable giving vehicles for individual donors, families, and organizations. NPT also partners with independent wealth advisors and financial service institutions to establish and manage custom giving solutions for their clients. NPT has raised $13.5 billion in charitable contributions and currently manages $8.1 billion in assets. NPT has made over 270,000 grants totaling nearly $6.7 billion to charities in the United States and worldwide and ranks among the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the United States.