Justin Zaremby

Justin Zaremby



  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Art and Museum Law

WSG Practice Industries


Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
New York, U.S.A.


Justin Zaremby is an Associate in the Firm's Tax-Exempt Organizations department where he represents a range of public charities and private foundations, including universities, cultural institutions, and other tax-exempt entities on a variety of matters including corporate governance and restructuring, charitable giving, program-related investing, international grantmaking, commercially driven mission activities, and other state and federal regulatory matters. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Zaremby served as a Law Clerk to the Hon. José A. Cabranes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Prior to joining Patterson Belknap, Mr. Zaremby advised for-profit companies on complex commercial transactions and corporate governance matters at a New York-based law firm.

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • Yale Law School (J.D., 2010)
    • Book Reviews Editor, Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities
  • Yale University (Ph.D., 2007)
  • Yale College (B.A., with distinction, 2003)
Areas of Practice

Art and Museum Law | Tax-Exempt Organizations

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Committee on Nonprofit Organizations, 2012-2015; Committee on Pro Bono and Legal Services, 2015-2018; Committee on Legal History, 2015-Present; Education and the Law Committee, 2018-Present)

American Bar Association (Exempt Organizations Committee)

Executive Committee, Yale Law School Association

Advisory Committee, Journal of College and University Law


Exempt Org Resource - Nonprofit Law Blog
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 

ExemptOrgResource.com is an online resource for information and insight on the unique legal issues impacting nonprofit organizations. The site is designed to keep the nonprofit, tax-exempt organization community up-to-date on legal developments, changing regulations and good practices.


  • “Understanding the New Supporting Organization Proposed Regulations,” Taxation of Exempts (September/October 2016) (With M. Bell)
  • Legal Realism and American Law (2014)
  • Learned Hand’s Two Concepts of (Judicial) Liberty, 65 Rutgers L. Rev. 787 (2013)
  • Restating the Restatement of Conflicts: Approaching the Legitimacy Question in Choice-of-Law Theory, 45 Suffolk U. L. Rev. 67 (2011)
  • Silent Dissent? Tacitus Against the Lawyers, 20 Yale J. L. & Human. 277 (2008)
  • Directed Studies and the Evolution of American General Education (2006)