David Brockway

Tax Partner, Washington

Overview

David is a tax partner based in Washington, D.C. who focuses on corporate tax planning, with a particular emphasis on international tax matters. 

David served as the chief of staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation of the U.S. Congress from 1983 to 1987. In that capacity, he had overall responsibility for the activities of the staff in the formulation of congressional tax policy, legislative drafting and revenue estimating. He joined the Joint Committee staff in 1976 as a legislation attorney, subsequently serving as international tax counsel and deputy chief of staff.

He has served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association, the Advisory Board of the American Tax Institute in Europe, the Board of Directors of the National Foreign Trade Council, the advisory group for the American Law Institute Project on Subchapter C, and as a consultant for the American Law Institute Project on Tax Treaties.

David received his A.B. from Cornell University in 1968 and his J.D. from Harvard in 1971.  He served in the U.S. Army from 1963 to 1966.