Partner Tax- Gallina LLP
David is the partner in charge of SingerLewak's Silicon Valley Tax Practice and has more than 20 years of business experience in Silicon Valley specializing in corporate and individual tax compliance and planning. David has experience in the areas of compensation planning, start-up and emerging growth issues, mergers and acquisitions, accounting for income taxes, research credits and stock option planning.
Prior to joining SingerLewak, David was with KPMG Peat Marwick and Ernst and Young in San José. He works with high net worth individuals, closely held businesses, partnerships, limited liability companies and fiduciaries. An area native, David graduated from San José State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an Accounting emphasis and a Master’s degree in Taxation.
David is involved in many professional and civic organizations in the community. He is an active member of the AICPA and President of the Silicon Valley/San José Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the adjunct faculty at San José State University's Lucas Graduate School of Business; an elected member of the Governing Board of the Berryessa Union School District; a member of the Board of Trustees for The National Hispanic University Foundation and the Beta Alpha Psi Scholarship Committee at San José State University. Additionally, he is an appointed member of the East Side Union High School District’s Audit Committee. He regularly volunteers his time helping local non-profit organizations with their annual tax filings and has served as a board member of the Big Brothers and Sisters of Santa Clara County and Alum Rock Counseling Center.