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With Its Founders, Caplin & Drysdale Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence

July 23, 2014, Caplin & Drysdale


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With Its Founders,
Caplin & Drysdale Celebrates 50 Years of Excellence
Preserving Its High Standards of Client Service
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.—July 23, 2014: With its two founding members, Caplin & Drysdale – one of the nation's premiere law firms – commemorates the Firm's legacy of excellence with its 50th anniversary celebration in 2014. Mortimer M. Caplin and Douglas D. Drysdale formed the Firm in Washington, D.C., in 1964, and since then, the Firm has evolved into a trusted institution providing legal services of the highest caliber from its offices in D.C. and New York City. The Firm is recognized as one of the country's top boutique practices, with an outsized global footprint. With its two founders, the Firm's lawyers, staff and alumni join in marking this noteworthy occasion.
 
Mortimer M. Caplin "When we started this firm half a century ago, there were only six of us," said Mortimer M. Caplin, founding member of Caplin & Drysdale and former Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson. "Our commitment has always been to serve clients with comprehensive legal services of the highest quality. We have strived to maintain this level of client service."
His co-founder, Douglas D. Drysdale, who taught on the procedural aspects of taxation at the University of Virginia School of Law for more than 20 years, added, "Over the years, we recruited lawyers with great potential and expanded our areas of expertise, amassing an excellent reserve of technical skill as well as considerable practical experience and judgment in advising clients facing difficult challenges. We are proud to have served as the trusted advisors for our clients over the last half century." Douglas D. Drysdale
Scott D. Michel The Firm has drawn its legal talent from the nation's top law schools, prestigious clerkships and senior government positions. Its attorneys have earned a reputation among clients and peers for mastering complex issues and for finding well-conceived, innovative and efficient solutions to problems. "We have grown in 50 years from a small tax boutique to a 70-lawyer firm handling complicated tax, litigation and other legal issues on an international scale. We are proud of the legacy of excellence instilled by our founding members, with whom we celebrate this 50th anniversary, and we work to meet the highest professional standards every day," said Scott D. Michel, President, Caplin & Drysdale.
 
Caplin & Drysdale offers clients representation in the areas of tax, tax controversies, international tax, complex litigation, corporate law, creditors' rights, employee benefits, exempt organizations, political activity, private client services and white-collar defense. Based in Washington, D.C., and with a growing New York City office, the Firm counsels companies, nonprofit organizations, professional service providers and high-net-worth individuals throughout the United States and around the world.
   
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About Caplin & Drysdale
Having celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014, Caplin & Drysdale continues to be a leading provider of taxtax controversy, and litigation legal services to corporations, individuals, and nonprofits throughout the United States and around the world. We are also privileged to serve as legal advisors to accounting firms, financial institutions, law firms, and other professional services organizations.

The firm's reputation over the years has earned us the trust and respect of clients, industry peers, and government agencies. Moreover, clients rely on our broad knowledge of the law and our keen insights into their business concerns and personal interests. Our lawyers' strong tactical and problem-solving skills -- combined with substantial experience handling a variety of complex, high stakes, matters in a boutique environment -- make us one the nation's most distinctive law firms.

With offices in New York City and Washington, D.C., Caplin & Drysdale's core practice areas include:
For more information, please visit us at www.caplindrysdale.com.
Washington, DC Office:
One Thomas Circle NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
202.862.5000
New York, NY Office:
600 Lexington Avenue
21st Floor
New York, NY 10022
212.379.6000

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