David ReidAttorney Profile

The Reid family has lived in Springfield, Illinois for over 100 years. David R. Reid opened his Office in 1995. Prior to this time, he practiced with the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS and Brown, Hay & Stephens in Atlanta, Georgia and Springfield, Illinois. During his tenure with the Office of Chief Counsel, IRS, Mr. Reid represented the IRS in Tax Court controversies, acted as National Coordinator for a tax shelter project, and was appointed a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney for Bankruptcy. Presently, Mr. Reid is rated AV (highest rating for legal ability and ethics) by Martindale Hubbell. Also, Mr. Reid is recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” in the areas of tax law (federal and state) and advising closely held businesses. David received a law degree from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida and an LLM Taxation degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Mr. Reid also earned an MBA degree from Florida International University in Miami, Florida, and  Mr. Reid received a Masters of Public Administration degree from University of Illinois, Springfield, Springfield, Illinois.  Finally, Mr. Reid previously served as a Judge and is a Commissioner for the State of Illinois Court of Claims.

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