David Pudlin, who has served as the President of Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller since its founding and also serves as the firm’s CEO, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1974. He received his BA magna cum laude with Exceptional Distinction in Economics from Yale University in 1971. David concentrates his practice in tax law, estate planning, and business/employment law and is a member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council.
He has served as a lecturer in law at Temple University School of Law and as a faculty member of several Pennsylvania Bar Institute seminars. David has authored numerous tax papers and has served as Chair of the Federal Tax Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association Tax Section and as Editor in Chief of the Tax Section newsletter. David also has served as the Secretary/Treasurer of the Tax Section and as a member of that body’s Governing Council. In addition, David has served as Chair of both the Large Law Firm and Mid-Size Law Firm Management Committees of the Philadelphia Bar Association and as an Executive Committee member of the Association’s Probate Section. David serves as a director of the Anti-Defamation League, for which he is a past Chairman of the Board; as a Board Member of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute; and as a member of the Barnes’ Foundation’s Professional Advisors Council. He also has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Philadelphia Mural Arts Advocates for four years, and in 2017 was selected as a Philadelphia Business Journal Outstanding Director for his work with that organization. David was chosen as the 2018 Honoree for the Mural Arts Wall Ball in recognition of his service as Board Chair.
David has been honored for the quality of his work by numerous publications. He has been recognized repeatedly by The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Tax Law (2009 – 2020), and named a Super Lawyer by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, based on a statewide survey of lawyers (2004 – 2019), in the areas of Estate Planning & Probate, Closely Held Business, and Tax Law.