Joshua Rubenstein, chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice, authored an article in Citywealth on a new law that allows donors to accelerate the income tax benefits of making charitable contributions to Haitian relief efforts following the January 21 earthquake. The article explains how taxpayers can itemize the deduction on their 2009 tax returns. (“US Govt acts quickly to help Haiti with tax benefits for donors,” January 27, 2010)