David J. Brewer

SHAREHOLDER
Phone: (703) 218-2104
Fax: (703) 218-2160
Practice Areas

David J. Brewer

SHAREHOLDER
Phone: (703) 218-2104
Fax: (703) 218-2160
Practice Areas

Throughout David Brewer’s four decades of practicing law he has represented multiple generations of families giving him a keen understanding of family dynamics. David has extensive experience in asset protection and wealth preservation, as well as formation of corporations, family partnerships, limited liability companies, and other entities. David’s practice focuses on estate planning and related issues involving wills, trusts and estates, estate and gift tax planning, charitable gift planning, business continuation planning, and administration of trusts and estates. He represents businesses and their owners, professionals and their practices, corporate executives, families, and retirees. David helps clients develop solutions to achieve their estate planning goals, while minimizing estate/gift taxes.

A frequent speaker on estate planning and wealth protection, David has received an AV rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ for his ability and general ethics. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for nearly three decades. David was also listed among Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” in 2013, and was selected for inclusion in Virginia Super Lawyers for the past eight years, and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers for the past nine years. Most recently, David was selected for inclusion in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Financial Professionals listing in their September 2016 issue.

Education
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1973
  • B.A., with Distinction, University of Virginia,1970
    • Phi Beta Kappa
Admitted To Practice
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. Tax Court
Areas of Concentration
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Gift Tax
  • Administration of Trusts and Estates
  • Asset Protection Planning & Wealth Preservation Planning
  • Marital Agreements
  • Corporate and Business Planning
Professional Activities
  • Fairfax Bar Association
    • Past Chair and Vice Chair, Wills, Trusts & Estates Section
    • Past Vice-Chair, Tax Section
  • Northern Virginia Estate Planning Council
    • President, 2006- 2007
    • Vice President, 2005 –2006
    • Executive Board, 1999 –2007
  • Washington, D.C. Estate Planning Council
Honors & Awards
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 1993-2017 –Trusts and Estates
  • 2006-2014 Virginia Super Lawyer – Estate Planning & Probate
  • 2007-2014 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” 2005, 2006, and 2013 – Estate Planning
  • Named one of “Washington’s Best Lawyers,” Washingtonian Magazine, 1997
  • Included in Northern Virginia Magazine’s Top Financial Professionals list, September issue 2016

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