Local Attorney Earns Philanthropic Advisor Designation

Phil DiComo, a partner in the law firm Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger, has earned the Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy professional designation from the Richard D. Irwin Graduate School of the American College.

The designation positions DiComo, a Loxahatchee resident, as a leader in the philanthropy sector as it relates to wealth management and estate planning. It uniquely qualifies him to help charities achieve long-term financial success and donors maximize their philanthropic giving.

DiComo is an expert in nonprofit management, policy and practices, and has advised many nonprofit organizations. His practice areas include corporate law, emerging companies, entertainment and licensing, employment, mergers and acquisitions, and not-for-profit law.

Before joining Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger, DiComo practiced corporate, securities and private equity law at the national law firm Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge (now known as Edwards Wildman).

DiComo’s earlier career included more than 15 years in communications, fund development and management in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and is a summa cum laude graduate of the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. He is a member of the Florida Bar and has been a board member of Nonprofits First since 2007, currently serving as its chairman. He also serves as a board member of the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County and the G-Star School of the Arts, and is the immediate past chairman of the Angel Investment Forum of Florida.

Founded in 1983, Haile Shaw & Pfaffenberger has offices in North Palm Beach, Palm Beach and Stuart. For more information about the firm, call (561) 627-8100 or visit www.haileshaw.com.

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