Orrick Adds Corporate Tax Advisor in London


  • David Klass has joined the firm as a partner in our Tax practice, based in London.
  • He is the 11th partner addition to Orrick’s London office since 2020 and the 5th tax partner to join the firm this year, following hires in Paris, Milan, Santa Monica and Washington, D.C.
  • David joins the firm from Hunton Andrews Kurth.

David advises on the tax aspects of UK, cross-border and international corporate and finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, securitizations and reorganizations. He brings particular experience in the energy, finance and tech sectors.

“Quality tax advice is a critical part of our practice. Adding a partner with David’s talent and experience to our team will help us to continue to meet growing client demand as we expand our transactional practices in London and globally,” said Simon Willis, Orrick’s London office leader.

“I’m thrilled to join Orrick and the stellar team in London. The firm’s collaborative culture and focus on innovative service delivery are truly unique in the market,” said David. “I’m looking forward to collaborating with the team here in London and globally to support the firm’s clients.”