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

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, 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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