Foley Expands D.C. Business Law Department With John M. Lynham, Jr

24 July 2007 Media Contact: Jill Chanen News

Brings Added Trusts And Estates Experience To Tax & Individual Planning Practice.

Foley announced today that John M. Lynham, Jr. has joined the firm as of counsel in the Business Law Department in its Washington, D.C. office. Lynham will focus his practice on estates and trusts as a member of the firm’s Tax & Individual Planning and Estates & Trusts Practices.

“With his extensive experience in estate and trust planning and administration, estate, gift and income taxation, tax-exempt organizations and litigation, John will be a great resource to Foley in further developing our Tax & Individual Planning Practice in Washington,” said Jay W. Freedman, head of the firm’s Business Law Department in Washington. “His representation of clients before local courts as well as the Internal Revenue Service will also bring added value to our array of services.”

In addition to his work for individuals and families, Lynham also has counseled businesses on employment, bankruptcy, pension plans and other matters. He is a frequent speaker to professional groups on estates and trusts, tax matters and asset protection and is a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland Bars.

Lynham has served on the D.C. Superior Court Advisory Committee on Probate and Fiduciary Rules since 2001. He also served as co-chair of the District of Columbia Bar Estates, Trusts and Probate Steering Committee from 2000 to 2004 and was a member from 1997 to 2004. He also was a member of the D.C. Bar Task Force on the Uniform Trust Act of 2003 and chaired the D.C. Bar Task Force on the Omnibus Trusts and Estates Amendment Act of 2000. Since 1998, Lynham has been program chair of the D.C. Bar/George Washington University Law School CLE Program, Basic Estate Planning Series.

Lynham also is on the board of directors of the Hattie M. Strong Foundation and provides pro bono legal services to assist the board and its staff in making grants primarily for charitable educational purposes in the Washington, D.C. area.

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