Nikki Semanchik, Founding Attorney of Semanchik Law Group, Inc., a business and nonprofit law firm located in San Diego, California. Nikki specializes in the representation of tax-exempt organizations including public charities, private foundations and religious organizations.
Nikki started out her legal career advising small businesses and individuals in need of estate planning. An interest in international law and her background in immigration led her to represent multi-national high-net worth individuals with business law, asset protection and tax planning. After assisting clients with tax planning through the formation of private foundations and charitable trusts, Nikki found herself drawn to the specialty area of nonprofit law.
She now assists nonprofit organizations with formation, compliance, tax matters and governance. In addition to her nonprofit practice, Nikki also represents for profit businesses and startups and advises on matters such as entity structure, contract drafting and review, employee equity plans, business succession planning, asset purchases, employment matters and trademarks. As outside general counsel for a number of businesses and nonprofits, Nikki is able to help entrepreneurs and philanthropists bring their vision to life. Nikki is passionate about nonprofit law and enjoys speaking about the unique legal issues that nonprofits face.