David B. Heedy


A partner in the Corporate, Tax and Transactions and Wealth Strategies Service Lines, David represents both companies and individuals in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, entity selection and formation, corporate governance matters, tax planning, business succession planning, and transitions. He also assists a wide range of clients, both high net-worth and lower net-worth, in general estate planning, including the preparation and implementation of basic estate planning documents and more complex generational and wealth preservation estate planning.

David received his J.D. (cum laude) from the Florida State University College of Law. While in law school, David was an articles editor for the Florida State University Law Review and the Journal of Land Use & Environmental Law. He was also a judicial extern under Judge William A. Van Nortwick, Jr. (Ret.) at the Florida First District Court of Appeal and published by the Florida State University Business Review. After receiving his law degree, David attended the University of Florida Levin College of Law, where he received his LL.M. in Taxation.

When not at the office, David enjoys exploring Sarasota’s vibrant restaurant scene, traveling to see Pearl Jam, cheering on the Florida Gators, and spending time with his wife and their son.

Media Mentions:

  • Prepared trusts, both revocable and irrevocable, being an integral component of complex estate and tax planning strategy to a client’s estate plan.
  • Assisted out-of-state residents in establishing Florida domiciles.
  • Drafted acquisition agreements and asset purchase agreements on behalf of small business owners.
  • Regularly and routinely formed business entities and prepared articles of organization, bylaws, and operating agreements, as well as maintaining corporate records, and filing annual reports for corporations and LLCs.
  • Advised families on family business succession matters, including buy/sell agreements, the use of life insurance, and tax-minimization.