David J. Dorne is a shareholder and chair of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek’s Business Department. His practice emphasizes private client transactions, including tax advice and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, and health care law.
Mr. Dorne received his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois in 1969 and he holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Boston University in 1973.
Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, Mr. Dorne was with the New York law firm of White & Case.
Professional Affiliations & Admissions
State Bar of California
San Diego County Bar Association
State Bar of New York
Personal Income Tax Subcommittee of the California State Bar, Past Chair
San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association, Past President
San Diego Eye Bank
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Frequent Lecturer for the California Continuing Education of the Bar
Professional Awards & Honors
The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law category
San Diego Super Lawyers, 2007-2020
Who’s Who in America
Super Lawyers – Business Edition for Tax
San Diego Super Lawyers – Business Edition for Tax