Office: Cranford, New Jersey
"My goal is to provide clients with peace of mind, removing entirely any anxiety a situation may cause. The insight gained through 30 years of handling sensitive tax situations and complex fraud cases enables me to navigate clients through rough waters, effectively litigating or resolving issues in the most favorable way possible."
David Gannaway is a Principal of the firm’s Litigation Support Group. With more than 30 years’ experience, he has served as both an IRS Special Agent, handling criminal investigations, and a private sector consultant, unraveling complex domestic and international white-collar financial fraud schemes across numerous business sectors, including healthcare, non-profit and financial services, among others. Applying high-level technical expertise, he is recognized for preparing meticulous damage calculations and successfully refuting the computations presented by opposing witnesses. With a widely-respected record of producing impressive and favorable results in criminal and civil trials at both the state and federal levels, Mr. Gannaway is an exceptional client advocate in tax controversies, white-collar criminal investigations, offshore IRS disclosure issues, shareholder disputes and settlement negotiations.
Mr. Gannaway is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and a thought leader in the areas of preventing and detecting fraud, money laundering, civil and criminal income taxes, regulatory compliance, the Foreign Corrupt Practices (FCPA) and Bank Secrecy Acts.
He is also an Advisory Board Member at Rutgers University’s Design Thinking Certificate Program, which re-imagines how to approach business through both creative and analytical approaches to solve complex, real-world problems while employing a set of methods and a corresponding mindset to promote a human-centered approach to innovation.
Professional Affiliations & Civic Involvement
- Board Member, First Tee Plainfield Country Club
- Advisory Board Member, Rutgers University Design Thinking Certificate Program
- Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
- Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
- Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)
- Enrolled Agent to Practice before the IRS (EA)
- Fordham University, Executive MBA
- Bristol University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting