Melinda Agsten

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law


Melinda Agsten is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a partner in the firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP in New Haven, CT. She advises health care, educational and other tax exempt organizations on corporate, governance, federal and state tax exemption, and regulatory matters, and advises charitable organizations about the investment and use of endowment and other charitable funds, charitable solicitation, and investigations by state regulatory entities.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1975

A.B., Duke University, 1972

Courses Taught


  • Nonprofit Organizations Clinic

Melinda Agsten is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a partner in the firm of Wiggin and Dana LLP in New Haven, CT. She is Immediate Past Chair of Wiggin and Dana's Health Care Department and Chair of its Tax Exempt Organizations Practice Group. She advises health care, educational and other tax exempt organizations on corporate, governance, federal and state tax exemption, and regulatory matters, and advises charitable organizations about the investment and use of endowment and other charitable funds, charitable solicitation, and investigations by state regulatory entities. She also advises health care organizations on their patient, regulatory, and operating matters. She earned an A.B. magna cum laude from Duke University and a J.D. from Vanderbilt University.