David Hariton is an attorney with Sullivan & Cromwell. He assists clients with tax matters related to financial instruments and transactions as well as cross-border investments.
He is a member of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association and has been recognized by Super Lawyers since 2006.
Early Life and Education
David Hariton was born in 1938 and raised in Yuma, Arizona. After attending college and securing a career in legal practice at Stanford Law School in 1985, he chose to become an attorney.
He is a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he represents clients on tax: business matters. He has extensive experience serving as principal outside counsel to the securities industry and has written numerous reports and letters on industry-wide matters to Treasury and IRS as well as leading various lobbying initiatives. Furthermore, he has advised clients in relation to audit and appellate disputes involving financial instruments and transactions and developed arguments which persuaded IRS not to propose adjustments. Furthermore, he serves on the Executive Committee of New York State Bar Association Tax Section.
David Hariton has been practicing law for more than three decades and is recognized by his peers as a Super Lawyer in New York. He specializes in general commercial litigation and insurance defense on behalf of insurers and their insureds.
He has a passion for educating his clients on estate planning and wealth transfer issues. To this end, he’s created an eight-part series for both aspiring attorneys and experienced professionals to review the fundamentals of private wealth planning. This program is ideal for newcomers to the industry as well as more experienced practitioners looking to sharpen their skillset in a collaborative environment. Not only that, but it’s also fun and informative!
Achievement and Honors
David Hariton is an esteemed tax attorney with an expert understanding of federal taxation. He specializes in cross-border financial transactions, leveraged finance and insolvency cases as well as corporate restructurings and mergers. A brilliant entrepreneur, David has co-founded multiple ventures while employing a select group of top-notch lawyers. Together with his wife Alisha Caroline Holland, they are proud parents to their handsome son and well-behaved daughter.
David Hariton is a tax lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell in New York. His expertise encompasses federal income tax matters with an emphasis on financial instruments and transactions, corporate restructurings, leveraged finance arrangements, insolvency proceedings and cross-border investments.
He serves as principal outside counsel to the securities industry and has written numerous reports and letters on industry-wide issues to Treasury and IRS, in addition to leading various lobbying initiatives. Additionally, he has advised numerous clients in relation to audit and appellate level controversies dealing with financial instruments and transactions, developing arguments which have persuaded IRS not to propose adjustments. He has published over 40 articles and reports related to these topics; additionally, he serves on the Executive Committee of New York State Bar Association Tax Section.
David Hariton has an estimated net worth of $1.82 million as of 3 June 2020. He has traded Quotient Technology Inc stock eight times since 2011, with the largest trade being 82,200 units on August 3rd 2011 worth $1,380,960; currently, David owns over 5,540 shares of Quotient Technology Inc stock. Additionally, as an Independent Director at Quotient Technology Inc, Hariton makes $225,998 annually in salary from Quotient Technology Inc.