David J. DelFiandra: Lawyer with Leech Tishman

David J. DelFiandra

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Pittsburgh,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone412.261.1600 x 255

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Practice Areas

  • Employment
  • Estates & Trusts
University The Ohio State University, B.S.B.A. in Accounting, 1996
Law SchoolDuquesne University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Admitted2000, Pennsylvania; 2001, West Virginia; 2012, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia

David DelFiandra works closely with individuals and businesses on sophisticated estate planning and administration issues impacting wealth preservation. This includes the preparation of sophisticated estate plans designed to control and preserve wealth from one generation to another, and asset protection trusts offering maximum protection from future creditors. He focuses his practice on the preparation of simple and complex wills, living wills and powers of attorney, estate, trust and guardianship planning and administration, planning for individuals with special needs, pre-marital agreements, and the development of lifetime gifting programs and estate litigation.

David also counsels employers on a variety of issues surrounding all aspects of the employment relationship, from hiring through termination.

Professional Memberships

West Virginia Bar Association

Allegheny County Bar Association

Pittsburgh Human Resources Association

Society for Human Resource Management


Duquesne Law Review

Pennsylvania Bar Institute

Community Involvement

Duquesne University, School of Leadership, Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) Program (Faculty)

Duquesne University, CFP® Advisory Board

Leadership Pittsburgh, Leadership Development Initiative XIV

The Pittsburgh Foundation (Professional Advisors Committee)


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Estate Planning Law Changes Concerning Estate and Gift Tax, the $100,000 IRA Charitable Rollover and Inherited Basis Reporting Requirements
David J. DelFiandra, January 8, 2016
The IRS has announced that for calendar year 2016, the lifetime unified credit against the Federal estate and gift tax will increase to $5,450,000 per person. This is an increase of $20,000 per person over the 2015 credit of $5,430,000 per person.

New Law Requires Consistent Tax Basis Reporting
David J. DelFiandra, August 20, 2015
The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 was signed into law on July 31, 2015.

Internal Revenue Service Expected to Restrict Discounts on Transfers of Closely-Held Business Interests
David J. DelFiandra,Stephanie L. Pate, August 6, 2015
The Internal Revenue Service has traditionally permitted the value of closely-held or family-owned businesses to be discounted for such things as the lack of marketability, lack of transferability, and lack of voting rights of the business interest when transferring closely held business interests...

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David J. DelFiandra

525 William Penn Place, 30th Floor
PittsburghPA 15219


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