About Cecily

Cecily Jackson-Zapata concentrates her law practice in the areas of tax-exempt organizations, social enterprises and small business corporate, tax and transactional law. Her expertise includes nonprofit, hybrid entity, and small business formation, Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) financing documents, nonprofit mergers, nonprofit joint ventures, formation of for-profit subsidiaries of nonprofit organizations, corporate dissolutions, contracts, leases and licenses. After spen... Read more

Practice Areas

Business and Corporate
Non-Profit and Social Enterprise




Starfish Impact

Consultant 2015 - Present

Strong Food

Secretary 2014 - Present

L.A. Kitchen

Secretary 2013 - Present

Social Enterprise Alliance

Secretary 2013 - Present

Phase One Foundation

Secretary 2011 - Present

California Resources and Training (CARAT)

Program Director 2007 - 2010

Public Counsel

Senior Staff Attorney 2001 - 2007

Latham & Watkins LLP

Associate, Tax 2000 - 2001

Miller & Chevalier, Chartered

Associate, Tax 1997 - 2000


Stanford Law School

Juris DoctorGraduated in 1997

University of Southern California

Bachelor of ArtsGraduated in 1994

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Los Angeles, California

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