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Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professorship


The Edwin S. Cohen Distinguished Professorship in Law and Taxation was funded by Edwin S. Cohen (Law '36), his son Edwin C. Cohen (Law '67), and other donors. The elder Mr. Cohen joined the law faculty in 1965. He subsequently served as assistant secretary of the treasury for tax policy and undersecretary of the treasury. He was a special consultant on corporate taxes to the House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means. In 1977, he became a partner in the firm of Covington & Burling. He died in 2006. Edwin C. Cohen is currently president of the Carlin Ventures, Inc., investment company.

George K. Yin 2006-present

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