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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Death of Edwin Kahn

Arent Fox (Washington, D.C.) today announced the death of Edwin L. Kahn, one of the founders of the firm, at the age of 91:

Edwin L. Kahn joined the firm in 1955 after serving in high-level positions with the Internal Revenue Service, where he played a prominent role in drafting the 1954 Internal Revenue Code. He was instrumental in establishing Arent Fox's national reputation in the field of federal income taxation.

 “Ed Kahn was one of the great Washington, DC lawyers of our time and a nationally recognized master of tax law,” said Arent Fox Managing Partner William Charyk.

(Hat Tip: Jeff Kahn, The Blog of Legal Times.)

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