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Eric K. Gorovitz



  • B.A., Cornell University, 1988
  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
  • M.P.H., Johns Hopkins University, 1994

Areas of Practice

Mr. Gorovitz's practice spans the full range of nonprofit and tax-exempt legal issues, with emphasis on political advocacy and nonprofit corporate governance.

Prior Experience

Mr. Gorovitz has served as Director of the West Coast office of Alliance for Justice; Policy Director at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, the Million Mom March, and the Trauma Foundation.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Gorovitz is the former President of Youth Enrichment Strategies and served on the board of an independent school. He is also a member of the California Political Attorneys Association, the tax law section of the American Bar Association, the California State Bar Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.


  • Perils in Consolidating Financial Statements of Exempt Organizations, co-author, Taxation of Exempts, Volume#22/Issue 3, November/December 2010
  • California Dreamin': The Myth of State Preemption of Local Firearm Regulation, 30 U.S.F. L. Rev. 395 (1996)
  • The New Medical Marketplace: A Physician's Guide to the Health Care Revolution, Anne M. Stoline, Jonathan Weiner, Gail Gellen and Eric Gorovitz; Johns Hopkins U. Press (Baltimore, MD; 1993)

Speaking and Teaching

Mr. Gorovitz has lectured at (among others) U.C. Berkeley, Johns Hopkins University, U.C. Hastings School of Law, and Golden Gate University School of Law, and conducted trainings for nonprofit organizations across the country.

Bar Admissions

Mr. Gorovitz is admitted to the bar in the state of California.

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Eric K. Gorovitz


Adler & Colvin
Russ Building, Suite 1220
235 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: 415-421-7555

Fax: 415-421-0712

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