Partner, Reedsmith LLP
David advises clients on the tax and business aspects of structuring their investments for maximum profitability and has in-depth experience with cross-border investments and various licensing structures. He has represented and continues to represent, celebrities, entertainers, designers, global companies, individuals and international families. David has international proficiency with corporations as well as individuals across the globe, and he is recognized for his long track record of structuring transactions. David is fluent in English, Spanish, Italian and French and has a working knowledge of Mandarin.
David is a valued and trusted advisor, board member and mentor to several trusts and global charities. Currently, he serves as a trustee on various trusts of his clients. He serves on the board of directors of the Amy Winehouse Foundation, and is a board member of All Hands and Hearts – Smart Response. He is a World Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for Excellence Fund, founded by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and travels regularly to royal occasions around the world, advising on international interaction in Third World countries. David also served as a US member of the Duke’s Business Advisory Group, headed by HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex. He is also a board member of the Lifeline Humanitarian Organization, founded by TRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Yugoslavia.
David is on the board of The Nat King Cole Generation Hope, Inc. He is also a Board Member of the Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development, which was founded by Vuk Jeremic, President of the United Nations General Assembly for the 67th Session.