David S. Zweig

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Practice areas
International Taxation; Taxation; International Estate Planning; Estate Planning; Trusts; Wills; International Corporate Law; International Business Law; Commercial Law; International Trusts and Estates; Offshore Trusts; Trust Planning; Trusts and Estates; Corporate Law; Corporate Contracts; Corporate Tax Planning; International Corporate Taxation; Business Planning; Business Taxation; Commercial Real Estate Contracts; Commercial Real Estate; Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions; Commercial Real Estate Sales; Corporate Formation; Corporate Dissolutions; Corporate Income Tax; Corporate Partnerships; Corporate Organization; Corporate Real Estate; Corporate Reorganization; Incorporation; Leases and Leasing; Commercial Leasing; International Leasing; Partnership Law; Limited Liability Company Law; Limited Partnerships; Partnership Dissolution; Partnership Formation; Partnership Organization; Partnership Taxation; Real Estate Investment Taxation; Real Estate Investment Trusts; Real Estate Taxation; Real Property Acquisitions; Residential Real Estate; Residential Real Estate Acquisitions; Residential Real Estate Sales; Estate and Gift Taxation; Expatriate Tax; Federal Estate and Gift Taxation; Federal Income Tax; Federal Taxation; Generation Skipping Tax; Individual Taxation; Inheritance Tax; International Income Tax; Taxation of Foreign Nationals; Trusts and Estates Taxation; International Transportation Law; Family Wealth Transfer; Family Trusts; Living Trusts; Special Needs Trusts; Trust Law; Wealth Preservation


  • New York, U.S. Court of International Trade and U.S. Claims Court, 1972
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975
  • California, 1977


  • Columbia University, J.D.

Associations and memberships

  • American Bar Association (Member, Section on Taxation)
  • State Bar of California (Member, Section on Taxation)
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States (Proctor, 1973—)

Biographical details
Beta Alpha Psi (President, 1967); Beta Gamma Sigma. Author and Speaker: “The Use of the Portfolio Interest Exemption by a Foreign Lender,” San Diego County Bar Association, Tax Section Luncheon, December 8, 1992; “Use of Foreign Trusts to Hold United States Business Interests – Selected Items,” in a program entitled, “Tax Planning for Foreign Business Investment in the United States,” California Bar, Taxation Section, June 6, 1992; “New Compliance Requirements,” in a program entitled, “Tax Planning for Foreign Investments,” California Bar, Taxation Section, June 8, 1991; “Handling Green Card Applications with Tax Sensitivity, and Tax Planning for Treaty and Employment Visa Holders,” in a program entitled “Planning for Inbound Transactions of Nonresident Aliens,” California State Bar, Taxation Section, June 16,  990. Member, 2002 – 2005 Taxation Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of California Legal Specialization Program.

The Law Firm of David S. Zweig serves clients in San Diego, California.