David P. Vitale, Jr. is a member of the Tax & Private Client Department of Kaye Scholer’s West Palm Beach office. David’s practice focuses on trust and estate litigation, including defending trustees and beneficiaries against claims of undue influence and lack of testamentary capacity. He has experience handling state court hearings, taking depositions, representing clients in mediation, and drafting complex complaints and discovery requests. Prior to joining the firm, David practiced at a high-end boutique litigation firm in Boca Raton, Florida, where he handled complex commercial litigation, business litigation, real property and public records cases.
David graduated summa cum laude and Order of the Coif from Boston College Law School, where he was the salutatorian of his graduating class. During law school, David was a member of the BC National Moot Court team that reached the quarterfinals of the competition. In addition, he completed a semester-long internship for the Honorable George A. O'Toole, Jr. of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Prior to law school, David worked for an international accounting firm for three years. He was formerly a certified public accountant (license status inactive) in the state of New York.