Attorney, Daniel Packard Law
Dan Packard is an attorney and certified public accountant with over 25 years of experience serving the needs of individuals, privately-held businesses, and nonprofit organizations. Dan began his career at Ernst & Young. In 1997, he founded Packard Law.
Dan has extensive experience in serving on nonprofit boards, including severing as general counsel for Arizona Baseball Charities from 2000 until 2014, helping to raise over $30 million for Arizona youth.
He has also played key roles in nonprofit development, working directly with major gift donors to obtain individual gifts of up to $3 million. Dan has served numerous other nonprofits in a variety of leadership roles, including board member, chief financial officer, and interim executive director.
Dan’s current practice focuses on nonprofit organizations, major gifts, and estate planning. Dan’s nonprofit practice includes commercial and real estate transactions, governance, tax-exempt issues, endowments, and major gift fundraising and structuring. Dan is highly experienced in planned giving to charity, having served as Senior Consultant in Planned Giving and Endowments for the Manhattan-based Episcopal Church Foundation for five years.
In addition to practicing law in Phoenix, Dan practices in his original hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Dan’s practice in Michigan also focuses on estate planning, as well as the needs of notable nonprofit organizations such as ArtPrize (the world’s largest nonprofit art festival and competition) and Heart of West Michigan United Way.