DONNA J. SNYDER
Associate General Counsel
Since arriving at the University in 1997, Donna Snyder’s primary practice has been charitable giving. She assists development staff and others with the legal, tax, policy, and due diligence issues of giving current and planned gifts to the University. She works closely with development staff and occasionally with donors on donors’ restrictions, unmarketable and tangible assets, and other matters relating to donating to the University. Donna also provides advice on affirmative action restrictions in scholarships. She serves on the boards of the Southeast Michigan Planned Giving Roundtable and of the Glacier Hills Foundation in Ann Arbor, and is co-chair of Leave a Legacy, Washtenaw County.
She was previously Trust Counsel at Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she advised trust personnel on fiduciary law issues, including matters relating to trusts, estates, investments, and charitable planning. She holds a B.A. from the University of Akron in Akron, Ohio and a J. D. from Marshall-Wythe School of Law, College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Donna may be reached at (734) 647-6095, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org