November 03, 2016
Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased
to announce that Lawrence (Larry) Horn was selected by the Association of the
Federal Bar and the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law to
receive a 2016 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award. Professionalism Awards are given annually to
lawyers from bar associations across New Jersey who set a positive example for
others in the profession by their conduct, competence and demeanor. The award ceremony took place today at The Imperia
in Somerset, New Jersey.
Mr. Horn is Chair of the Sills Cummis
& Gross Business Crimes and Tax Litigation Practice Groups. He received his B.A. from Princeton
University, cum laude, in 1966 and
his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1969. He was an Assistant United States Attorney
for the District of New Jersey from 1971-1978 where he specialized in tax fraud
prosecutions. Since 1979, his practice
has consisted of defending individuals and companies who are the focus of
federal white collar criminal investigations with a special emphasis on
criminal tax investigations and prosecutions.
Mr. Horn is a Certified Criminal Trial Attorney in New Jersey and is a
frequent lecturer at national seminars and institutes concerning tax fraud and
white collar crime defense issues. He is
admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.
In 2010, Mr. Horn was presented with
the prestigious Jules Ritholz Memorial Merit Award “in recognition of
outstanding dedication, achievements and integrity in the field of civil and
criminal tax controversies” by the American Bar Association Section of
Taxation’s Committee on Civil and Criminal Tax Penalties.
Mr. Horn serves on the Board of
Overseers of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, where he is a member of the Annual
Funds Committee and the Tanglewood Annual Fund Taskforce. He is also a member of the Council of Trustees
at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
Mr. Horn has also served on the Advisory Board of Princeton University,
Class of 1966.