Brigit Kavanagh, Esq.

Brigit Kavanagh, Esq.

Founding Partner
Kavanagh Rhomberg LLP

1025 Alameda de las Pulgas #123
Belmont, CA 94002

Brigit Kavanagh is a founding partner of Kavanagh Rhomberg LLP and for over a decade has focused on the laws of nonprofit organizations and charitable gift planning, advising charities, foundations, and their donors on nonprofit tax, trust, and corporate law. Prior to launching Kavanagh Rhomberg LLP, Brigit practiced with the San Francisco law firm of Adler & Colvin, handling a range of matters for public charities, private foundations, and charitable donors.

Brigit has expertise in complex private foundation matters, such as set asides, out of corpus distributions, program related investments, and international grant-making, as well as public charities and charitable gift planning matters, such as endowments, charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, donor advised funds, and supporting organizations.

Prior to attending law school, Brigit was the director of the land acquisitions and education programs for Save-the-Redwoods League in San Francisco. Brigit also served as a volunteer in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cameroon, where she taught English. Brigit is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University, where she co-teaches Tax Aspects of Charitable Giving in the LLM in Taxation program. She is also a frequent speaker on topics such as charitable gift planning, endowments, and many aspects of nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations.