David P. Dorner

David is a member of the firm’s State Tax Group whose primary practice includes tax controversy, including federal and state tax audits, appeals, Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal disputes, administrative hearings, conciliation and mediation conferences and judicial litigation at all levels throughout the United States.

Over the past 20 years, David has represented and counseled businesses and individuals on all forms of federal, state and local taxes, including corporate and individual income, franchise, federal excise, sales, use, personal and real property taxes, and he has defended numerous Illinois False Claims Act cases and employee misclassification audits.

In addition to tax litigation, he also has substantial experience in the area of taxation of aircraft and aviation regulatory law.

David is an active member of the National Business Aircraft Association (NBAA), Equipment Leasing & Finance Association (ELFA), Taxpayer Federation of Illinois (TFI), the Illinois State Bar Association’s (ISBA) State and Local Taxation Section Council, the Illinois Department of Revenue’s Director’s Advisory Group and the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Taxation Committee.

In addition, he has written numerous articles on taxation and is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker for various organizations on a wide range of federal and state taxes and aircraft regulatory topics. David was selected for inclusion in 2011 Illinois Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a publication of Thomson Reuters.

Prior to private practice, David served as a Deputy General Counsel for the Illinois Department of Revenue.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) State Tax
Law School The John Marshall Law School (J.D.,1996)
Education University of Illinois (B.A.,1993)
Bar Member / Association Illinois State Bar Association
Most recent firm Reed Smith LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-dorner-3aa2a97/
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