The 2018 Speakers

Shane Hamilton

Special Counsel
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
655 Fifteenth Street, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 626-5800

Shane Hamilton, an attorney with Miller & Chevalier, Chartered, is one of the country’s leading practitioners in the area of tax-exempt organizations and has extensive experience in representing tax-exempt clients in connection with their complex tax matters. He regularly counsels tax-exempt organizations on a wide range of operational issues involving the application of the unrelated business income tax, intermediate sanctions, private foundation excise taxes, disclosure issues, the private inurement and private benefit doctrine, and other requirements for initial and continuing qualification for tax-exempt status. In addition to advising tax-exempt clients on the tax issues that such organizations face, he offers clients practical advice on navigating the challenges presented when business or mission-oriented goals conflict with the tax laws.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Texas
  • Virginia

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas


  • J.D., University of Virginia, 1997
  • M.A., English, University of Virginia, 1997
  • B.A., University of Virginia, Phi Beta Kappa, 1993


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