Experience at Work
For over 40 years David has handled tax and white collar criminal matters. He began his career in the public sector, first as a legislative assistant to U.S. Senator J. William Fulbright, then as an Attorney-Advisor to the Assistant Attorney General, and finally as a federal prosecutor , initially for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Criminal Tax Section and subsequently at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of Missouri.
In 1980, David began defending individuals and businesses under investigation for and/or charged with federal tax and other white collar crimes. David has continuously been recognized as one of the top white collar defense attorneys in St. Louis.
In the Community
David has been a force in the St. Louis Community, serving on the Board of Directors of the Washington University Hillel Foundation, The Jewish Center for the Aged (President, JCA Associates), Congregation Temple Israel (Treasurer), Westwood Country Club (President) and The Anti-Defamation League.
For over 30 years he has served as an adjunct professor of law at Washington University School of Law, teaching a course on tax fraud prosecutions in the graduate tax program. David also teaches a photography class at Fanning Middle School in St. Louis City as part of an enrichment program administered by UrbanFUTURE.