David Leeper

David Leeper is a board certified federal tax attorney and has more than 38 years of experience in dealing with the IRS administratively and in litigation.

David’s cases have been reported on the front page of the Wall Street Journal, in Newsweek, Readers Digest and in the Associated Press. He was the lead witness testifying before the Senate Finance Committee hearings on the Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

Most tax attorneys are familiar with David Leeper’s cases.

Notable Cases

Portillo I v. IRS
Portillo II v. IRS
Mescalero Apache Tribe v. IRS
George Doyle v. IRS
Images In Motion of El Paso Inc v. IRS
Cheshire v. U.S.
Ciccotelli v US


US Supreme Court
US Court of Appeals (3rd, 5th, 10th)
US Tax Court
US Court of Federal Claims
US District Court – Western District of Texas
– Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Board Certified (Tax Law), Texas Board of Legal Specialization (31 years)


Master of Laws (in taxation), New York University Law School
Juris Doctor, Texas Tech University Law School
Bachelor of Arts (emphasis in economics, psychology, accounting), Loyola University of Los Angeles