David focuses on international corporate taxation. David has been named 2021 Tax Leaders by the International Tax Review’s Tax Leaders Expert Guide and is ranked in the highest tier for Tax law in Northern California by Chambers and Partners in 2022. David is included in Euromoney’s Tax Advisors Expert Guides (World’s Leading Tax Advisors, World’s Leading Transfer Pricing Advisors and was named one of the Top 30 U.S. Tax Advisors). He is also in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame and is regularly recognized in the Law and Business Research’s International Who’s Who of Corporate and Tax Lawyers. David is listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business, and has been named a Northern California Super Lawyer in Tax by San Francisco Magazine.
David is a lecturer at Stanford Law School and UC Berkeley Law School where he focuses on international taxation. He is an editor of and regular contributor to the Journal of Taxation, where his publications have included articles on international joint ventures, international tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, the dual consolidated loss regulations, and foreign currency issues. He is a regular contributor to the Journal of Passthrough Entities, where he writes a column on international issues. David is a frequent chair and speaker at tax conferences, including the NYU Tax Institute, the Tax Executives Institute, and the International Fiscal Association.
“David is an expert in U.S. and international tax matters, very responsive, very creative and provides real world advice.”
Education & Admissions
J.D., with distinction, Stanford Law School
A.B., cum laude
Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Phi Beta Kappa
Admitted to practice in California