Peter G. Mattocks
Practice Areas

Tax-Exempt Organizations

Trusts and Estates


The George Washington University, B.A., cum laude, 2004

American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2016

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North Carolina

Peter G. Mattocks


Phone 919.869.3073
Fax 919.882.9495
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100 Europa Drive
Suite 271
Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Peter Mattocks focuses his practice on advising nonprofit organizations on tax and corporate matters, including organization formation and governance, 501(c) tax exemption and ongoing compliance, charitable giving, charitable solicitation, program related investments, and complex organizational structures, transactions, and transitions. Peter also practices in the estate planning area and works with clients on wills, trusts, charitable planning, and succession planning for family-owned businesses.

Peter has significant experience working with philanthropic and other tax-exempt organizations on compliance with state nonprofit statutes, development of board governance policies and practices, handling conflicts of interest, managing outgoing grants, and corporate dissolution.

While attending law school, Peter worked at a large law firm in Washington, D.C. in the tax-exempt organizations group. Prior to law school, Peter worked at another large law firm in Washington, D.C., in the tax-exempt organizations area and in government relations, with a focus on working with investment funds organized as 501(c)(3) organizations and financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development to do development work in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Peter lives in Durham with his wife, Brooke, and their young son, Jack and dog, Jordan. He enjoys exploring the North Carolina mountains, playing tennis, and spending time with his family.