Log In

Robert Harris Kapp

Robert H. Kapp, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Taxation Law, Arbitration. Member of Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.


Kapp, Robert Harris was born on March 9, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ben and Gladys (Harris) Kapp.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1955;Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1958.


Worked at Hogan & Hartson L.L.P. (Washington, DC) specializing in Taxation Law, Arbitration. Admitted to the bar, 1958, Illinois. 1961, District of Columbia.

Phi Alpha Delta. Associate Editor, Michigan Law Review, 1957-1958. Trial Attorney, Tax Division, Department of Justice, 1958-1961. Professorial Lecturer in Law, The National Law Center, George Washington University, 1970-1975.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar. American Bar Association.


Board directors Global Rights (formerly International Human Rights Law Grp.), since 1978, chairman, 1986-1989, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, 1976-1906, chairman, 1983-1985, Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, 1974-1996, chairman, 1980-1982, American Civil Liberties Union of National Capitol Area, 1983-1995, chairman, 1992-1994, Washington School Psychiatry, 1980-1986, Higher Achievement Progressive, 1991-1994, Hope & Home, 2005-2008. Member area I planning committee Montgomery County Public Schools, 1970. Member advisory board International Legal Studies Progressive, American University Law School.

Member board visitors University Michigan Law School. Commissioner Commission on Independence for Nambia. Co-founder, co-president International Senior Lawyers Project.

Senior advisory Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative. Fellow American Bar Foundation (Wiley A. Branton Senior award Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Alan Barth Service award American Civil Liberties Union of National Capitol Area, C. Anthony Friedrich Memorial award International Human Rights Law Group).


Married Jean Schlusberg, June 22, 1958. Children: Stephen, Lisa, Jonathan, Diana.