Benjamin T. White is partner at Alston and Bird. Named by Best Lawyers in America as the “2012 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year” in the exempt organizations area and as the “2013 Atlanta Lawyer of the Year” in the trusts and estates litigation area, Ben White’s practice emphasizes exempt organizations of all kinds, as well as estate and tax planning. As a partner in the largest and most comprehensive exempt organizations practice in the Southeast, Mr. White is widely known for his successful representation of exempt organizations with intractable tax problems. 



What is a disqualified person?

Posted on May 15, 2013 by Benjamin T. White

Self-dealing is defined to include almost all business and financial transactions between a private foundation and its “disqualified persons.” So what is exactly is a disqualified person? The following is excerpted from the National Center for Family Philanthropy’s Passages Issue Brief, “Avoiding Conflicts and Self-Dealing for Family Foundation Boards,” by Ben White. Friends of the Family and FP Online subscribers… Read More