David Burnstein, JD, CPA

Tax Director

David Burnstein is a Director in E. Cohen’s Tax Services Group. He has over 25 years of experience providing tax planning, compliance, and consulting services for individuals and businesses. As an attorney and certified public accountant (CPA), he is knowledgeable in solving complex tax issues, including representing taxpayers in IRS and state audits, appeals, and tax court litigation.

David serves clients across a variety of industries, including construction and real estate, manufacturing, high technology, and financial services companies. As a member of the Maryland Bankruptcy Association and other national bankruptcy organizations, he advises individuals and middle-market companies on transactional structuring and business workouts to minimize the tax consequences.

Prior to joining E. Cohen, David advised ultra-high-net-worth clients and entrepreneurs at a national “Big 4” firm and served as a senior tax attorney at a nationally recognized tax law firm.

David is a member of the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs (AAA-CPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA), the Maryland Bankruptcy Bar Association (MBBA), the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys (NACBA), and the United States Tax Court. He is a registered CPA in Maryland and Virginia.