Fleming Petenko Law

1800 John F. Kennedy Boulevard
Suite 904 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103 U.S.A

Kayci Petenko

Tax Law, Charitable Organizations Law

Kayci is a founding partner of Fleming Petenko Law where she focuses her practice on advising a variety of tax-exempt organizations, including private foundations, public charities, and donor-advised funds.

Immediately prior to forming Fleming Petenko Law, Kayci worked for another boutique law firm providing legal advice and services to nonprofit organizations. Additionally, she was a tax associate in the Tax Advisory Group of an accounting firm, where she provided clients with a wide range of tax consulting services and specialized in state and local taxation.  Kayci also has significant law firm experience representing clients in corporate, financial, real estate, and litigation matters.  She has advised clients on compliance issues, corporate governance matters, and contract negotiation.

Kayci speaks frequently on legal matters related to the operation of nonprofit organizations and is currently an adjunct professor at Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law where she teaches the course, Public Charities: Law and Compliance.


Temple University Beasley School of Law, LL.M., Taxation, with distinction

Rutgers University School of Business, M.B.A., cum laude

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

Tulane University Freeman School of Business, B.S.M.

Bar Admission


New Jersey


American Bar Association Nonprofit Lawyer Awards: Outstanding Young Lawyer Recipient

Selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® Rising Star

Temple University Beasley School of Law Graduate Tax Faculty Award Recipient

Mary Philbrook Public Interest Award Recipient

Pro Bono Publico Award for Significant Service Recipient

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion – Business and Marketing Editor

Professional Affiliations

Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Charitable Organizations Committee Council, Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Charitable Organizations Committee & Young Attorneys Division, Liaison

Philadelphia Bar Association, Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member


Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – Member

Board Observer Program – Steering Committee Member

Junior League of Philadelphia – Kids in the Kitchen Chair

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) & Military VITA – Volunteer Tax Instructor & Preparer