Tracey J. Bolotnick
Secretary and General Counsel
Tracey Bolotnick is an attorney specializing in nonprofit and exempt organizations law. She has represented hundreds of private foundations, charities, social welfare organizations, trade associations, recreational clubs and political groups in the U.S. and abroad, advising on a range of issues from corporate and governance matters to tax compliance, labor and employment issues, and a host of other business matters including joint ventures, strategic affiliations, and contract negotiations.
Tracey served for 12 years as General Counsel to Fund for the Public Interest, a Boston-based nonprofit, where she provided in-house legal services to a group of more than 100 nationwide 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) research, education and advocacy organizations focused, in part, on environmental protection and conservation. Prior to that, Tracey served as Vice President and Executive Director of the Varsavsky Foundation, a U.S. 501(c)(3) grantmaking foundation operating out of Madrid, Spain to bring technology to education in Latin America. Before working exclusively with nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, Tracey worked in the New York and London offices of Sullivan & Cromwell, where she focused on international antitrust matters.
Tracey has done volunteer work for several nonprofits and NGOs including teaching primary school in Ghana, West Africa with Projects Abroad, providing domestic violence counseling with Refuge in the U.K., and working in an adult literacy program with Action for Boston Community Development. She currently does pro-bono work for a variety of local nonprofit organizations, including United South End Settlements and Friends of Harriet Tubman Park.
She is a member of the Boards of Directors of Mass Audubon and the Nexterra Foundation, and serves on the Advisory Council for the New England Society for Abandoned Animals.
Tracey was recently selected by Mass Lawyers Weekly as one of the Top Women Lawyers for 2017.