SUPERIOR COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIACIVIL DIVISION
SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY, et al.,Plaintiffs,v.LANSBURGH THEATER, INC., et al.,Defendants.2012 CA 004971 BJudge: John Ramsey JohnsonNext Event: Initial Conference9:30 am, Friday, September 21, 2012
DECLARATION OF ROGER COLINVAUX
I, Roger Colinvaux, declare under penalty of perjury as follows:1. I submit this declaration in support of Shakespeare Theatre Company (“STC”)’smotion for preliminary injunction.2. I have been retained by STC to provide expert opinion and testimony in thismatter.3. I am an Associate Professor at the Catholic University of America, ColumbusSchool of Law, and teach in the areas of federal income tax, legislation, and property.4. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of my curriculum vitae.5. I have deep and substantial familiarity with Section 509(a)(3) of the InternalRevenue Code and the requirements for supporting organizations.6. As lead counsel to the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation, I wassignificantly involved in the drafting of federal supporting organization legislation in 2006,which resulted in reforms that tightened tax law requirements for supporting organizations.7. My continuing professional work focuses on the federal tax rules applicable to501(c)(3) organizations, including through recent Congressional testimony before both Housesof Congress, and scholarly publications, such as “Charity in the 21
Century: Trending TowardDecay” in the Florida Tax Review, in which the impact of the new supporting organizationlegislation is discussed. I am also regularly consulted by major media outlets for my opinion oncharities and the tax law, and serve or have served on significant boards and committeesregarding the law of 501(c)(3) organizations, including the D.C. Bar, the Urban Institute, and theNational Center on Philanthropy and the Law at New York University.8. I have reviewed the relevant materials in connection with this case, including theArticles of Incorporation and Bylaws for Lansburgh Theatre Inc. (“LTI”), the parties’ leases,LTI’s tax filings, property documents, and correspondence between and related to the parties.