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Carl M. Jenks


Current Position

Jones Day
New York, NY 10017-6702

Class: XVI (2005)Circuit: Second


Carleton College, B.A. (1967)
Duke University, M.A. (1973), Ph.D. (1979)
Harvard Law School, J.D. (1980)

Professional Career

Partner, Jones Day (1987-)
Law Clerk, Judge Walter R. Mansfield, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (1980 Term)


American Bar Association, Tax Section (1982-)
American College of Tax Counsel (2004-)
American Law Institute (1987-)
Collier on Bankruptcy: Reviewing Editor (2004-); Member of Editorial Board (2006-)
International Insolvency Institute (2003-)
National Bankruptcy Conference (2003-)


"The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005-Summary of Tax Provisions," 79 American Bankruptcy Law Journal 893 Dec 2005
Corporate Bankruptcy BNA Tax Matters Portfolio #790 2004 (with Candace A. Ridgway and Edward A. Purnell)
"American Jobs Creation Act of 2004 -- Description of Key Business Provisions," (available at, publications file) Oct 2004 Editor (with members of the Jones Day Tax Group)
"Filing for Bankruptcy: A Starter Kit for Corporate Tax Advisors," PLI/Tax Oct 2006
"Tax Attributes in Bankruptcy -- 2006," PLI/Tax Oct 2006
"Recent Developments in Bankruptcy Tax," PLI/Tax Meeting Materials and Jones Day Commentaries (available at, publications file) Fall 2003


Listed in Best Lawyers in America (2000-),
Listed in International Who's Who of Corporate Tax Lawyers, (2006-)