Friday, April 24, 2020
Dave was a member of what is now the law firm of Husch Blackwell LLP for 71 years. As his obituary explains:
[H]e made a national reputation as an expert in tax law. Among his many positions and honors, Mr. Cornfeld was a life member of the American Law Institute, a founding member and regent of the American College of Tax Counsel, and vice chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. He taught in the graduate tax program at Washington University’s law school and at the University of Miami’s Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning.
For more details of the life of this amazing attorney, see Judith Newmark, Dave L. Cornfeld, 98, acclaimed attorney, expert in tax law, STL Jewish Light (Apr. 23, 2020).