David Waimon is a member of Ernst & Young LLP's International Tax Services practice and is based in Chicago. David's practice focuses on transactional and international tax planning.
Dave serves as the firm's Associate Director of ITS Transaction Services, and is responsible for coordinating the cross-border transaction practice.
An attorney and CPA, Dave joined Ernst & Young as a partner in 2001. He has been identified as one of the leading U.S. tax practitioners by the International Tax Review. Prior to joining the firm, Dave was a partner at the law firm of Baker & McKenzie where he specialized in international taxation.
Dave is an adjunct professor at Northwestern University School of Law where he teaches Taxation of International Transactions. He serves on the Planning Committee for the University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference and on the Advisory Board for the Journal of Taxation of Global Transactions. He is a member of the American Bar Association Section on Taxation, the Illinois State Bar Association, and The Chicago Bar Association.
He is a frequent speaker for the World Trade Institute, the Tax Executives Institute, ATLAS, Council for International Tax Education, and Practicing Law Institute, and the author of numerous articles regarding international taxation (see attached Exhibit).
Dave is a graduate of Illinois State University (B.S, high honors, 1980) and the University of Illinois School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1984). He earned his CPA certificate in 1980. He was admitted to the District of Columbia Bar in 1984 and the Illinois Bar in 1985.