Alyssa Chandler Fitzgerald

Alyssa Chandler Fitzgerald

Alyssa Chandler Fitzgerald
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Alyssa Fitzgerald is a counsel in the firm's Trusts and Estate Planning practice. She focuses her practice on advising tax-exempt organizations. She provides guidance to tax-exempt and taxable entities on a variety of issues ranging from formation, sale of assets, mergers, joint ventures and partnerships, foreign activities, political campaign activity and lobbying, charitable sales promotions and corporate sponsorship, planned giving and compliance with intermediate sanctions and self-dealing rules. Alyssa works extensively with public charities and private foundations. She joined Goodwin in 2006.

Professional Activities

Alyssa is a current member and was the co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Tax-Exempt Organizations Section from 2021-2023 and previously chaired the section’s Education and Fundamentals Committees. She played a key role on the Goodwin pro bono team that set up and obtained 501(c)(3) status for the One Fund Boston, an organization formed to benefit those most affected by the Boston Marathon Bombings and related events.




Boston University School of Law


Dartmouth College



  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire

Recognition & Awards

Alyssa has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America Best Lawyers for her work in Nonprofit / Charities Law 2022-2023 and Trust and Estates 2023.


Alyssa is a frequent speaker on charitable topics at continuing legal education seminars and training programs for nonprofit organizations. Her speaking engagements and publications include: