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Marion R. Fremont-Smith

senior research fellow, Hauser Center, Harvard

Marion R. Fremont-Smith, adjunct lecturer in Public Policy, has been associated with the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations since 1998, where she directs research on governance and accountability of nonprofit organizations. She is the author of *Governing Nonprofit Organizations: Federal and State Law and Regulation*. She has published two other books and numerous papers on government regulation of nonprofit organizations. Fremont-Smith's interest in nonprofit organizations began in the 1960s when she served as assistant attorney general and director of the Division of Public Charities in Massachusetts. In 1964 she joined the Boston law firm of Choate, Hall and Stewart where she specialized in tax and nonprofit law. She was elected partner in 1971, retiring in 2004. Fremont-Smith received a BA from Wellesley College in 1948 and a JD from Boston University School of Law in 1951.