David H Kirk J.D., LL.M. Taxation

National Tax Partner, Ernst & Young LLP

David is a Tax Partner and leader of the Private Tax group of Ernst & Young's National Tax Department in Washington, DC. Throughout his career, he has focused primarily on the taxation of individuals, trusts, S corporations, and partnerships and financial planning for high-net-worth family groups. Prior to joining EY, he was an attorney in the Passthroughs and Special Industries division of the Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service. He was a principal author of the income tax regulations under Section 1411 of the Internal Revenue Code (Net Investment Income Tax) and Revenue Procedure 2013-30 (Uniform Late S Corporation Election Relief). He is the author of the Bloomberg-BNA Tax Management Portfolio on the Section 1411 tax. David earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Syracuse University and a JD from the University of Pittsburgh. He also earned an LLM in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center and has served as an adjunct professor in the same program since 2009.