Title: Lawyer (Retired)
Location: Montauk, New York, United States
Richard Kahn, Retired Lawyer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in law.
Hardworking and dedicated, Mr. Kahn thrived in his 36 years as a general corporate lawyer. He started out as an associate with Debevoise & Plimpton in 1955, and was promoted to partner in 1963. He remained in that role until 1990, when he became of counsel. Mr. Kahn retired in 1993. His professional designations include a JD and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. While he was in school, he served as the editor of the Harvard Law Review.
When Mr. Kahn wasn’t working, he was using his skills to help out in his community. Some of his notable positions include trustee of the American Society for Psychical Research, Inc., and member of the board of directors of The Emerson School, the Foundation for Child Development, the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, The Group for the East End, and the J.M.R. Barker Foundation. He was also the council vice chairman of the Foundation for Child Development, the chairman of the Committee on Atomic Energy of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, and a member of the board of managers of the Harvard Club of New York. Since his retirement, he has taken on positions with nonprofit environmental organizations aimed at helping the local wildlife. Additionally, he maintains affiliation with the Montauk Citizens Advisory Committee, Concerned Citizens of Montauk, and the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
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