Gene Takagi is a principal attorney with NEO Law Group and contributing editor of the Nonprofit Law Blog. At NEO, Gene has represented over 700 nonprofit organizations on corporate, tax, and charitable trust law matters. A former manager in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and a current adjunct professor, Gene’s diverse perspectives make him a popular speaker and writer on nonprofit legal topics.
In 2016, Gene was recognized by the American Bar Association Nonprofit Organizations Committee as Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer. He serves on the boards of CompassPoint Nonprofit Services and The Nonprofit Quarterly as well as on committees for Independent Sector and the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations. Gene is a graduate of UCLA School of Law and holds a graduate degree in nonprofit administration.