Barbara Rhomberg


  • Partner, Kavanagh Rhomberg LLP

Barbara Rhomberg is partner of Kavanagh Rhomberg LLP, a Northern California law firm that represents nonprofit organizations and their charitable donors on the unique legal issues of the nonprofit sector, including forming nonprofit organizations and obtaining tax-exempt status, planned and charitable giving, limits on lobbying campaign intervention for exempt organizations, grant compliance, endowments and donor-restricted funds, and nonprofit corporate governance.

Before launching her own practice, Barbara was an attorney in the University of California's Office of General Counsel, where she represented the University on charitable giving matters and advised on the use of endowment funds. She also practiced nonprofit and tax-exempt organization law at a San Francisco law firm for six years, and worked as an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she taught a course on nonprofit organization law. She is currently on the Board of Directors of the Northern California Planned Giving Council and serves on the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Board of California.