David Keligian is a partner with the Orange County, California law firm of Brown & Streza LLP. David’s practice emphasizes counseling closely held and start-up business ventures and their founders. His representation of business owners includes income, estate and asset protection planning, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, and the resolution of tax controversies.
David received his Juris Doctor with Moot Court Honors, his M.B.A. as a Dean's Scholar, and his B.S. in Accounting, Magna Cum Laude - all from the University of Southern California. Prior to joining Brown & Streza, David spent eighteen years as a tax attorney and shareholder at The Busch Firm, prior practice as the managing partner of a 25 attorney business law firm, as well as practicing as a C.P.A. with Peat Marwick. His public accounting experience included consulting regarding acquisitions and dispositions of U.S. businesses and real estate, corporate taxation, international transfers of know-how and technology, and tax planning for non-resident individuals and corporations.
David is widely published on a range of tax, accounting, and finance subjects, and a well-recognized panelist and lecturer for the California Continuing Education of the Bar, California CPA Foundation, U.S. Federal Court, California Department of Real Estate, and the California Society of CPAs on various tax and accounting topics.
David is very involved in the community as Director and CFO of the Armenian Eye Care Project, which honored him with its Lifetime Humanitarian Award; a member of the Board of Trustees of the Diocese Endowment Fund; and a prior member and Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Ararat Home of Los Angeles.