“I enjoy the challenge of breaking down complex issues and piecing together the best solutions for clients.”
New York University School of Law LL.M., in Taxation 2014
Washington and Lee University School of Law J.D., 2011, magna cum laude
University of Virginia B.A., 2008 with Distinction in Economics and Foreign Affairs
David Gundlach serves his clients with in-depth knowledge, creativity, and attentiveness. A member of the firm’s Business group, David works within our collaborative community to help clients with federal and state tax planning needs. His corporate tax experience and pass-through talents help corporations, LLCs, real estate investment trusts (“REITs”), and partnerships solve complex tax and corporate law issues. By working intelligently and efficiently, David designs specifically tailored strategies that help his clients stay on track and come out ahead.
Before joining Sands Anderson in 2017, David worked for a Big Four accounting firm on REIT, corporation, and partnership tax issues. As such, David is a detailed-oriented team player who can easily work with his client’s current accounting team to help realize planning strategies.
His legal experience includes structuring stock and asset transactions, as well as coordinating joint venture investments. Further, David has supported on the securitization and SEC tax filings for a mortgage REIT IPO. Additionally, David has experience with multi-state sales and use taxes and income tax planning. David has handled disputes of federal and state taxes with the IRS and various state tax departments.
David has judiciously supported the following types of clients and activities:
Tax Exempt Entities (Non-Profits)
Stock and Asset Sales or Purchase
Private Letter Ruling requests
Like-Kind Exchange (1031) and Condemnation (1033) Transactions
REIT Qualification Testing
In-Bound and Out-Bound Foreign Investments
Sales and Use Tax Planning
When he’s not in the office, David enjoys keelboat and dinghy racing, playing soccer, and running.
Served on Washington and Lee Law Review, Washington and Lee School of Law
Lead Articles Editor for the German Law Journal, Washington and Lee School of Law