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S. David Kushner, CPA, CRFAC

S. David Kushner, CPA, CR.FA

S. David Kushner, CPA, CRFAC

Professional Experience

David started his accounting career in 1974. As one of the founding members of Kushner LaGraize, he has extensive experience in tax planning for corporations, partnerships, trusts and estates. His daily work includes tax planning for high income individuals and closely-held businesses, litigation support for criminal, civil and martial dispute cases as well as consulting on valuations of closely-held businesses. He has also qualified as an expert witness in both Federal and Louisiana courts and has provided testimony at trial. David has been a frequent lecturer at various organizations including Tulane University, University of New Orleans, Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Organization, Louisiana Restaurant Association and J.P. Morgan Chase.

Education & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Business Administration with Accounting major, University of Texas
  • Certified Public Accountant, Louisiana
  • Certified Forensic Accountant

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
  • American College of Forensic Examiners
  • Jewish Endowment Foundation
  • Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF)
  • CPAmerica (CPAI)

Awards and Honors

  • Recognized as “The Best Tax Practitioner in the New Orleans Area” by Money Magazine in a special anniversary issue in 1987
  • JEF 2015 Young Family Award for Professional Excellence

Certified Forensic Accountant