David not only earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Idaho, he also earned an LL.M. in Taxation (this is a post-doctorate Master’s Degree) from the University of Washington. He holds a license in good standing with the Supreme Court of the State of Washington. David Petzinger has never been disciplined by the Washington Bar Association.
Prior to joining Fortress, David worked for the prestigious Seattle law firm, K & L Gates, where he was involved with a variety of large civil litigation cases. He possesses polished negotiation and advocacy skills derived from his previous experience as a criminal defense attorney. David also gained experience representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service and in United States Tax Court before he joined Fortress. David’s education and experience in tax law coupled with his strong ability to negotiate make him a very effective advocate for taxpayers facing America’s most formidable creditor-the Internal Revenue Service.