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Mortimer Caplin put the ‘Service' in ‘Internal Revenue Service'

July 22, 2016, The Washington Post

Former Caplin & Drysdale Member Milton Cerny wrote a letter to The Washington Post in response to the July 8th Metro article “For a Century, Dedicated to the Ideal of Service,” honoring Mortimer Caplin's 100th birthday.  On Mr. Caplin's time as IRS Commissioner and as founder of Caplin & Drysdale, Mr. Cerny wrote "When he came on board, he told us, 'IRS — the most important word is ‘Service’ to the public, and never forget it,' and we never did. I was one of his law partners at Caplin & Drysdale, where he brought great honor to the designation of 'attorney at law' through integrity and selflessness to our profession."  To view the complete letter, please visit The Washington Post's website.


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