David A. Gilbert


David Gilbert represents domestic and international clients in a wide range of federal, state, and local tax matters. He advises publicly-traded and private corporations, partnerships, funds, tax-exempt organizations, and individuals on various matters, including those arising in:

  • taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions
  • divestitures, restructurings, spin-offs, redemptions, and liquidations 
  • inbound and outbound investments
  • formation, operation, and acquisition of limited liability companies, partnerships, and Subchapter S corporations
  • real estate transactions
  • financings
  • tax controversies

David also has experience advising private equity and hedge fund sponsors on the tax aspects of fund formation as well as representing institutional investors in connection with joint ventures and other investments.

During law school, David served as Senior Editor of the Alabama Law Review and received the Alabama Federal Tax Clinic Forrest D. Herrington Scholarship based on excellent academic achievement.

David is also a certified public accountant in New York.

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  • Florida
  • New York


  • Florida State University, BS
  • New York University School of Law, LLM
  • University of Alabama School of Law, JD
  • University of Florida, MS