Ellis McGehee Carter, J.D., LL.M. in taxation, is the founder and managing partner of Caritas Law Group P.C. in Phoenix, Arizona. Caritas Law Group P.C. exclusively represents tax-exempt, nonprofit and mission-based businesses with respect to corporate and tax needs.
Ellis spent 13 years practicing with large firms before forming Caritas Law Group P.C. in 2010. Ellis has been selected by her peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America, Nonprofit/Charities Law (2007-2014) and is peer-rated “AV Preeminent” (the highest rating) by Martindale Hubbell. Caritas Law Group P.C. has been named a “first-tier firm” for Nonprofit/Charities Law by U.S. News/Best Lawyers®.
Ellis is also the publisher and primary contributor to the blog CharityLawyer, where she demystifies nonprofit law one post at a time. She has been named by Phoenix Magazine as a Top Lawyer for Nonprofit Charities Law and Nonprofit Advocate of the Year by Arizona’s Volunteer Lawyers Program.
Ellis serves as nonprofit legal advisor to First Place.