David J. Warner has been elected to the Loyola Law School Alumni Association Board of Governors. The Board of Governors has 35 members who support the law school by connecting the Loyola alumni community with the law school and its students, mentoring students, promoting Loyola Law School, and serving the local Los Angeles community.
David is a Tax Attorney and Shareholder with Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin and the Managing Principal of the firm’s Orange County office. David has over 13 years of experience practicing in all aspects of tax controversy, including tax audits, collection defense, criminal investigations, and litigation in the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court, and the Court of Federal Claims. Before joining Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin, David was a Senior Trial Attorney with the IRS Office of Chief Counsel in Laguna Niguel for 9 years. As an IRS attorney, David represented the IRS in over 500 cases before the U.S. Tax Court, including complex cases. David also was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Loyola Law School, University of California Irvine School of Law, and Chapman University Fowler School of Law, where he taught courses on tax practice and procedure, partnership tax, bankruptcy tax, and corporate tax.
David earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Loyola Law School, where he ranked in the top 5% of his class and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While at Loyola, David was the Chief Production Editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and published an article on the Fourth Amendment and technology.
Holtz, Slavett & Drabkin is a tax controversy and tax litigation law firm consisting exclusively of former IRS attorneys. We represent taxpayers in all aspects of tax disputes with the IRS, state, and local tax authorities, including audits, administrative appeals, offshore matters, and tax litigation. To schedule a consultation, please contact us at (310) 550-6200 (Beverly Hills office) or (949) 999-6606 (Orange County office).