THOMAS S. SCHATTENFIELD
Of Potomac, MD, passed away on August 19, 2014 at the age of 87. Born in Cleveland, OH in 1926, he graduated from the University of Michigan and received his law degree from Case Western Reserve Law School in Cleveland. He retired from Arent, Fox, Kinter, Plotkin & Kahn law firm having specialized in communications and litagation. One of his most notable cases was the George Carlin 7 Dirty Words among many other cases argued before the FCC and Supreme Court. He was head of the pro bono section of the firm for many years and was active in the Legal Aid Society, as their president from 1995-1997 and continued to serve on the President's Council. He is survived by his wife, Judith, seven children and 10 grandchildren. For those wishing to make a contribution in his memory please consider Legal Aid Society (legalaiddc.org
, NPH Research at Johns Hopkins Hospital (hopkinsmedicine.org/support
) or HopeConnectionsforCancer.org
. A memorial service is planned for a later date.