William McManus


William McManus’ practice focuses on advising not-for-profit, religious, and tax-exempt entities on matters of corporate governance, compliance with state and federal not-for-profit regulations, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement actions.

William is experienced in guiding New York not-for-profit and religious corporations in their formation and governance, and regularly advises clients on tax-exemptions and regulations of tax-exempt organizations. Additionally, William counsels clients on the management of their assets, including charitable giving and endowments, with a strong emphasis on the real estate needs of those entities.

In William’s real estate practice he represents not-for-profit and religious corporations that are real property owners in complex large-scale development transactions, including multifamily affordable housing, mixed-use projects, and other real estate developments. He also regularly advises in the area of real estate acquisition, financing, and leasing.

Before joining Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld, William worked as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel in the Economic Development Division of the New York City Law Department. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Auburn University and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law.

  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law
  • Auburn University