Member, Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., University of Chicago; J.D., University of Virginia
Since 2000, Professor Varley has been a member of Caplin & Drysdale, where his practice primarily focuses on advising exempt organizations, in particular, private foundations....Continue Reading
Since 2000, Professor Varley has been a member of Caplin & Drysdale, where his practice primarily focuses on advising exempt organizations, in particular, private foundations. He has guided the design of major grantmaking programs and participated in the development of national public educational campaigns targeted on a range of significant policy issues. In addition to helping a diverse array of nonprofit organizations comply with the rules governing lobbying and political activities, his areas of expertise also include international philanthropy, restrictions on executive compensation, transactions with for-profit organizations, and minimizing unrelated business income tax . Professor Varley has written numerous articles and other pieces on tax-exempt organizations topics and has spoken at national meetings, including the the Council on Foundations Annual Conference, the ABA Tax Section's Exempt Organizations Committee and the ALI-ABA program on Tax-Exempt Charitable Organizations. Before embarking on his legal career, Professor Varley administered grantmaking programs for college and university faculty at the National Endowment for the Humanities.