People: Douglas M. Mancino, Partner

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Douglas M. Mancino

Partner

Los Angeles - Century City
Direct: (310) 201-5241
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Doug Mancino is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more than 40 years he has represented all types of health care and nonprofit organizations on tax, business, and financial matters. He has extensive experience in audits, appeals and other tax controversies, including tax litigation. He has served as counsel to health care clients in a case that defined the limits of tax-exempt organizations participating in health care joint ventures and represents tax-exempt health plans throughout the United States.

Mr. Mancino has authored or co-authored five books and treatises and more than 90 articles concerning tax-exempt organizations and health care issues. He is a former president of the American Health Lawyers Association and served for three years as vice chair publications of the ABA’s Tax Section. Mr. Mancino is a frequent lecturer/speaker on many legal, tax and health care subjects. He enjoys a national reputation as one of the country’s top health care and tax-exempt organization lawyers. 

Mr. Mancino is active in many civic and charitable activities. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Burn Foundation, and a member of the Boards of Directors of the Irvine Health Foundation, The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy and Health Net, Inc. (NYSE). He is also a member of the Executive Board and an executive vice president of the Music Center Leadership Council. He has previously served on the boards of several other nonprofit organizations, including the Kent State University Foundation, and the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law.

Doug Mancino is a partner in the Corporate Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. For more than 40 years he has represented all types of health care and nonprofit organizations on tax, business, and financial matters. He has extensive experience in audits, appeals and other tax controversies, including tax litigation. He has served as counsel to health care clients in a case that defined the limits of tax-exempt organizations participating in health care joint ventures and represents tax-exempt health plans throughout the United States.

Mr. Mancino has authored or co-authored five books and treatises and more than 90 articles concerning tax-exempt organizations and health care issues. He is a former president of the American Health Lawyers Association and served for three years as vice chair publications of the ABA’s Tax Section. Mr. Mancino is a frequent lecturer/speaker on many legal, tax and health care subjects. He enjoys a national reputation as one of the country’s top health care and tax-exempt organization lawyers. 

Mr. Mancino is active in many civic and charitable activities. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Burn Foundation, and a member of the Boards of Directors of the Irvine Health Foundation, The Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy and Health Net, Inc. (NYSE). He is also a member of the Executive Board and an executive vice president of the Music Center Leadership Council. He has previously served on the boards of several other nonprofit organizations, including the Kent State University Foundation, and the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law.

Education

  • J.D., The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law (1974)
    summa cum laude
    Order of the Coif, Associate Editor, Ohio State Law Journal

  • B.A., Kent State University (1971)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Ohio

Courts

  • Supreme Court of California
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Ninth Circuit and the Tenth Circuits
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States Tax Court

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association (Tax Section: Past Chair, Exempt Organization Committee; Past Council Director; Past Vice Chair-publications and Editor-in-Chief of The Tax Lawyer)
  • Member, Advisory Board of the Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy, University of Southern California Price School of Planning, 2005-present
  • Fellow, American College of Tax Counsel
  • Founding Co-Chair, Western Conference on Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Member, American Law Institute
  • Member, Board of Advisors of The Exempt Organization Tax Review
  • Member, Board of Advisors of Taxation of Exempts
  • Member, Advisory Board of the National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, 1998-2000, and 2007-2010; Chair, 2009-2011
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys
  • Chair, Tax and Accounting Interest Group of the ABA's Health Law Section, 1998-2001
  • Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association, 1980-2001
  • Chair, Exempt Organizations Committee of the ABA’s Tax Section, 1995-1997
  • American Health Lawyers Association - past President, July 1992 - June 1994; Member, Board of Directors, 1988-1995; Fellow

Representative Engagements

  • Redlands Surgical Services v. Commissioner
  • IHC Health Plans, Inc. v. Commissioner

Presentations

  • Presenter, “Gifts In-Kind: Key Tax Issues,” Representing and Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations, Georgetown Law CLE, Washington, D.C. (April 28, 2017)
  • Speaker, “Current Issues Affecting Tax-Exempt Full-Service and Limited Purpose Health Maintenance Organizations,” American Health Lawyers Association’s 2015 Conference on Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations (October 8, 2015)
  • Speaker, Tax Provisions in the Affordable Care Act (October 20-21, 2014)
  • Speaker, Workshop for Health Care Executives and Trustees (October 3-4, 2013)
  • Speaker, Webinar, Health Care CEO Severance: What's Happening Out There? (September 17, 2013)
  • Speaker, Program-Related Investments (PRIs) and Private Foundations — What You Need to Know Now (September 12, 2012)
  • Speaker, New Tax Rules for Tax Exempt Hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations (November 10, 2011)
  • Moderator, Ancillary Joint Ventures, Section of Taxation, American Bar Association (May 11, 2012)

Publications

Accolades

  • Senior Statesmen, Healthcare: Transactional (Nationwide), Chambers USA (2015–2017)
  • Senior Statesmen, Healthcare (California), Chambers USA (2015–2017)
  • Recognized Attorney, Health Law, Legal 500 (2015–2017)
  • Recognized Attorney, M&A/Corporate & Commercial: M&A Middle Market (U.S), Legal 500 USA (2017)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers (2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2015)