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Kevin Roe

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Kevin Roe is a Counsel in the Exempt Organizations Practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.

Kevin advises public charities and private foundations on structural and operating issues, including formation, governance, reorganizations, commercial transactions, domestic and international grantmaking, and taxation. He also provides advice to not-for-profit institutions and their donors on charitable giving. In addition, Kevin represents universities, foundations, hospitals, and cultural institutions in connection with the investment of their endowments, including in the review and negotiation of documentation relating to investments in private funds and similar investment vehicles and in connection with impact investments and mission- and program-related investments.

Kevin is the author of Understanding Private Foundations for Thomson Reuters Practical Law. He is a member of the Non-Profit Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and recently ended a three-year term as Secretary of the Committee. In addition to regular CLE instruction and professional presentations, Kevin teaches Nonprofit Law at Fordham University School of Law.

Kevin earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York University School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, a Dean’s Scholar, and a National Center on Philanthropy and the Law Fellow. He earned his B.A. in classics, cum laude, from Yale University. Prior to his legal career, Kevin worked as a development officer at the Partnership for After School Education.

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