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Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States
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David S. Griffel concentrates his practice on tax issues related to the formation and operation of onshore and offshore investment funds and their investment managers, as well as tax issues prospective investors face with such investments; tax considerations related to employee and executive compensation, including deferred compensation programs; and partnership taxation.

Recognized by The Legal 500 US as a leading tax lawyer, David has spoken on tax issues related to running investment management firms and their funds, as well as hedge fund tax considerations and compensation structures. He contributed to “Hedge Fund Employee Compensation,” published by Practical Law, and Hedge Funds: Formation, Operation and Regulation (ALM Law Journal Press). David has presented on the topic of “Hedge Funds” at PLI’s Tax Planning for Domestic & Foreign Partnerships, LLCs, Joint Ventures & Other Strategic Alliances Conference for several years. He is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. David received his LL.M., and J.D., magna cum laude, from NYU School of Law, and his A.B., cum laude, from Harvard University.


American Bar Association; New York State Bar Association.


New York University School of Law, LLM; New York University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude (Executive Editor, Environmental Law Journal; Order of the Coif; Florence Allen Scholar); Harvard University, AB, cum laude (Sports Editor, The Harvard Crimson; John Harvard scholarship; Harvard College scholarship).