Leah ChatinoverStanger Stanfield
Leah focuses on helping nonprofit organizations with a full range of legal issues. She has a passion for religious organizations, and works with tax-exempt organizations of all types, including:
- social services
- arts & culture
- community development
- family and community foundations
- trade associations
Leah is highly analytical, with a knack for helping clients grasp complex issues in understandable terms. She develops a deep understanding of an organization’s financial objectives and operational goals first and foremost. Then she applies creative thinking to devise the best legal solutions to help meet those business goals.
Leah is also committed to serving as “outsourced general counsel” and trusted advisor to businesses and consultants. She is experienced in advising business clients at every stage, from business formation to winding down. Leah has assisted clients with ongoing business operations, supporting them in everything from intellectual property and non-compete agreements to obtaining financing and handling key employee matters.
Leah speaks regularly to professional and industry groups and volunteer boards of directors about issues facing nonprofit organizations, serving as both educator and advisor. Leah previously served as the Assistant Director of the Greater Hartford Jewish Community Center, in West Hartford, Connecticut.
Leah graduated from Yale Law School. While Yale is famous for its scholarly bent, Leah takes a practical and business-oriented approach to finding and applying legal solutions.