Melissa McMorrow
Class of 2000

Partner, Nutter McClennan & Fish

Boston, MA

Melissa Sampson McMorrow is the chair of Nutter’s Tax Department and co-chair of the Nonprofit and Social Impact practice group. She advises businesses, tax-exempt entities and individuals on federal, state and international matters.

Melissa specializes in advising charitable, other nonprofit organizations, and their affiliates on a wide range of issues related to tax exemption and nonprofit status. She frequently represents these entities, and other taxpayers, before the Internal Revenue Service, state revenue authorities, state charity officials, and other state and local authorities. Melissa also regularly advises donors in developing and optimizing their charitable giving goals.

Melissa was the inaugural co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Tax Exempt Organization Section. Currently, she serves as the co-chair of the section’s policy committee and is leading the effort to update the Commonwealth’s nonprofit statute.