David De Jong Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8742

Email: dejongd@wlu.edu

Office: 423 Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

Skills Immersion - Business

Taxation of Partnerships


BA, University of Maryland

JD, Washington and Lee University

LLM, Georgetown University


David De Jong is Chair of Stein Sperling's tax law group in Rockville, Maryland, and a member of the adjunct faculty at W&L Law, where he teaches Taxation of Partnerships and in the annual third-year business immersion program.

Co-author for 16 years of J.K. Lasser's book, Year-Round Tax Strategies, David has been quoted frequently in a variety of publications including  The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. He has testified as an expert witness more than 50 times in tax, estate, business valuation and income matters and is an often requested speaker before industry groups throughout the country. Trained in collaborative law and mediation, David is available to assist divorcing and other disputing parties in resolution of those differences.

David is an integral part of many professional groups including the American Academy of Attorney-CPAs, of which he served as National President and received a prominent award for lifetime service to the organization. He is a native of Montgomery County, Maryland, and the Bar Association of Montgomery County has recognized him as an Honorary Life Bar Leader for his many years of committed service.