David S. Workman

  • Partner


Practice Areas

  • Estate Planning 40%
  • Estate Administration 40%
  • Trust Administration 10%
  • Federal, State and Local Tax Issues 7%
  • Domestic Relations 3%


David S. Workman, a partner in the firm since 1980, is Chair of the Tax and Estate Planning Departments. Mr. Workman is a recognized expert in the field of tax and estate planning, concentrating his practice in federal, state and local tax matters, estate planning, estate administration and probate law. He further works closely with the firm's Litigation and Domestic Departments on cases brought concerning trusts, wills or tax issues.

Mr. Workman coordinates commercial and real estate transactions, domestic relations resolutions and foreign expansion business with in-depth tax and estate planning. He has acted as counsel to both multi-million dollar corporations and small companies, as well as served as counsel for individuals with significant estate and financial planning concerns.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D.
  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York
    • LL.M.
    • Major: Taxation
  • University of Virginia
    • B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1972
  • Delaware, 1974
  • Ohio, 1972
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1972

Professional Associations

  • Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, Member, Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, Member, Present


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer®

Classes & Seminars

  • Annual Tax Forum of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce


  • English

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Epsilon Pi